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Operation Daisy and the art prof spy

March 7, 2011

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At the height of the 1976 rebellion against apartheid in South Africa, the security police launched an audacious scheme that enabled them to steal anti-apartheid funds with the aid of bogus trusts headed by an apparently respectable fine arts professor at the University of the Witwatersrand.

How anti-apartheid money funded the apartheid police

January 2, 2011

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(Excerpted from Unfinished Business — South Africa, apartheid & truth, 2001/03) Operation Daisy was perhaps the most lucrative and efficient of the undercover operations conducted by the apartheid state’s security police (SB).  It began in 1976 when the police spy and National Union of SA Students (Nusas) executive member, Craig Williamson met in Botswana with […]