South Africa is bleeding. The rainbow nation is losing its bright colours of happiness and prosperity. For the majority of people of colour in South Africa, there is no rainbow, no light at the end of the tunnel. Closure, accountability and justice has to become a priority to the victims and families of those tortured, killed and silenced in the hands of those policemen that took an oath to serve and protect, during and after Apartheid.
– I would like to see the policemen responsible for human rights atrocities committed, as witnessed by me in South Africa, to answer for their crimes within my lifetime.
– I would like to help give closure to the families of the African victims that were silenced and never got answers for the loss of their loved ones. Their lives and deaths were not meaningless. Black lives should matter in South Africa as well!
– The South African media needs to improve by becoming a safer harbor for whistleblowers and not victimizing them as happened to me. Hopefully one day the public will be able to read the truth regarding the Cato Manor police unit’s actions and hopefully journalists will learn to amplify the voices of the whistleblowers, and not distort them.
The whistleblower branding:
– Most of all, I would like to see our world adopting a culture that does not turn whistleblowers into brands. The concept and principles of whistleblowing should become part of our social skills, incorporated within the education system of our schools, as well as within our family’s principles. The concept of whistleblowing should evolve to, “citizens of conscience” ( courtesy of my friend and fellow whistleblower Cynthia Stimpel ) and it goes without saying.
Let’s provide a better world to future generations, where corruption is a thing of the past because of our own actions today as whistleblowers.
Let this be my legacy.