life 01 Nov 2006 10:19 am

Here’s to you ROBIN HOUSTON HOLMES

everywhere.JPGHeard today that “Die Groot Krokodil” is dead. Apparently he died peacefully. Personally I can’t imagine he was very peaceful given all that happened under his rule. Still RIP PW.

On a funnier note, while surfing following on from reading the PW article I stumbled across the Truth and Reconcilliation Commission website.They have a list of applicants who had applied for amnesty crimes/atrocities committed under apartehied. Some granted some denied. Im taken aback by the sheer volume of killings that took place. One site actually lists operations undertaken by the ANC during that time. WOW almost every second or third day they were actually blowing stuff up. In some cases very near to where we were located. Anyway this post is actually about one guy, ROBIN HOUSTON HOLMES, who applied for amnesty to overturn a conviction for “illegal production, printing and distribution of banned T-shirts” !!! One shirt titled “We are everywhere – Even in the kitchen” I’ll give him one thing – at least his action was non-violent and apparently he didn’t even make a quick buck on the back of the struggle.

One Response to “Here’s to you ROBIN HOUSTON HOLMES”

  1. on 30 May 2009 at 3:20 pm 1.robin houston holmes said …

    thanks for your kind words and thoughts. I lived through dark days….but that which doesn’t kill us can sometimes make us stronger….regards robin.

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