Klaas de Jonge: How I fooled the apartheid security police

Even in chains, the Dutch anti-apartheid activist and ANC agent slipped a close police guard

19 December 2021 - 00:00 By Klaas de Jonge

• In this extract from International Brigade Against Apartheid, edited by Ronnie Kasrils, Dutch anti-apartheid activist Klaas de Jonge describes how he escaped arrest for planting improvised explosive devices in SA.

During his detention De Jonge hatched a plot to lie to security policemen about a device in the Nedbank building on Church Square in Pretoria where he knew the Dutch embassy had offices. ..

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