Civil Co-operation Bureau


Civil Co-operation Bureau
   South African
   an extralegal governmental agency
   This organization was established by the white South African government to harass and generally discomfort its critics and opponents:
    After telling the enquiry about the plans of the Civil Co-operation Bureau to hang the dead foetus of a monkey outside Archbishop Desmond Tutu's house, General Rudolph 'Witkop' Badenhorst, Chief of Military Intelligence, complained that he was receiving anonymous calls at home. (Sunday Telegraph, March 1990 — 1 hope that the practice of designating a classification 2.2 in a university examination as a 'Desmond' after the courageous cleric will remain a constant reminder of his achievements)

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