Three decades later, Bradley Steyn remembers Strijdom Square massacre

Bradley Steyn witnessed the slaughter of black people by white supremacist Barend Strydom at Strijdom Square in Pretoria when he was a teenager.

He was 17 in 1998, and now three decades later, he seeks to find closure. Bradley posted a video which received thousands of views but was then attacked by the white right-wing for failing to acknowledge his earlier work for, and allegiance to, the ANC - and for not focusing on what it calls white genocide.

Steyn, spoke about how crime affects all South Africans and did not isolate white farmers as being particular targets for criminals.

I’m not going with the narrative that only white farmers are being targeted for murder. I’m concerned about the violence in general and crime being totally out of control in my country.

Bradley Steyn, witness of the Strijdom Square Massacre

Strydoms’ massacre also resulted in injuries to many other black people. But while South Africa was privy to the names and details about the three (white) women killed by McBride’s bomb, the victims of the Strijdom Square massacre remain unacknowledged.

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