George Kiratzidis, 21 of Phalaborwa said he ‘confessed’ ‘to ‘’ terrorism claims’ because he was tortured
2010-05-18 Twenty-one-year-old George Kiratzidis , a dual Greek-South African citizen applied in the Phalaborwa magistrate’s court for bail yesterday. Kiratzidis said he was tortured and forced to sign false confessions.
Kiratzidis (far left) was originally arrested under charges of ‘terrorism’ together with André Stroh, 21; Francois Vos, 36; Hendrik Venter, 21; Albertus Kruger, 22; Marthinus Christopher Vorster, 19 (second left) ; and Ruan Rufus Louw, 22 (third left).
During their first appearances, the white men appeared in a court room which was crowded solely with hostile ANC-members and outside the chants of “War” and “Shoot the Boer” were reportedly heard. Posters were held up with the word “WAR”.