Thursday, January 12, 2017

My Visit to the Man Convicted of the 2005 Knysna Murders

Against the wishes of all those around me, including my doctor, I went to visit Heinrich van Rooyen at St Albans prison last Sunday.  With a little faith in the spiritual universe, I got a lift from another visitor who was going to visit someone in Maximum Security.  Heinrich is in Medium B, so after her telling the Wardens that I was in a wheelchair outside, we parted to go our separate ways.
A bus takes the visitors to the various prisons after having ID checks, but I could not do that for two reasons; one was because the prison is not wheelchair friendly and I could not take a wheelchair on a bus.  A separate vehicle was arranged to transport me to Medium.  However, because the radio was not working at the main gate, I had to wait for the bus driver to deliver a message that I needed to be taken into the prison with a different vehicle.
I sat in the boiling sun with no shade for approximately an hour and a quarter.  I pushed myself to the wardens standing a little distance from me smoking and asked for help to get to see Heinrich.  Within 10 minutes I was collected by Mr Oosthuizen and driven to Medium B.  He was courteous, helpful and friendly and pushed me over some horrendous terrain until I got into the building where he left me in the care of another warden who pushed me into the visitor’s area and called for Heinrich.   The wardens did not know who Heinrich van Rooyen was – they only knew him as Heini which I thought was amazing since he was the prisoner and they his jailors.   I waited less than a minute when Heini walked through the door.   I recognised him immediately and waved him over.
Without hesitation, we both put our arms around one another.  I have never met a young man with so much wisdom, pure intentions, good values and a peaceful aura about him.  He is softly spoken and good looking.  No wonder the girls threw themselves at him when he was a DJ.  He has been running 5 km a day for the last 4 months and exercising.  He has rippling muscles which are easily observed under his orange prison uniform.   Medium prisoners are allowed a one hour contact visit.  The warden who was over-seeing the time of the visits was walking up and down the two rows of benches where the prisoners and their loved one’s sat.  He  would shout out the names of the prisoners who had used their hour visit.   When I asked Heini why he shouted like that, Heini chuckled and told me that it is just his way.   On one of his passes past us, I told him (and this was an honest opinion) that he had the most beautiful blue eyes I had ever seen on a man.  I am sure that he had heard that compliment a thousand times.  Then I asked him not to shout when it was time up for Heini’s visit.  Instead of an hour, he gave us an hour and a half and then just waved in our direction to indicate the visit was over.
That hour and a half flew – it felt like we had been together for ten minutes and yet, it felt like I had known him his whole life.  He is like an open book; no hidden agendas and absolute honesty.  You only have to look into his eyes to see what a compassionate human being he is.  For someone who has been imprisoned already 12 years for a crime he did not commit, he is a very well-adjusted young man, considering his circumstances.  He is filled with hope that his innocence can be proved, and that hope is pinned on Alan Elsdon.    I am completely convinced, after reading all  Alan’s investigation notes and affidavits; and speaking to him in person, that Heinrich van Rooyen is innocent of the crimes he has been found guilty and sentenced for.  He faces 30 years in prison without parole for the murder of two girls in Knysna in 2005.   Alan D Elsdon, ex- South African Police detective and the author of the best-selling book, The Tall Assasin, has uncovered massive police corruption and a concerted effort to cover up the crimes committed by others.   He came across Heinrich’s case while investigating another crime in Cape Town.
I sat listening to this bright young man telling me about all the courses he had done through the prison and through other institutions.  Just one more course to do and then he will have completed every course available on IT.  As I sat quietly listening to him, each of our hands intertwined, I felt the tears sliding down my cheeks.  He let go of my one hand and gently wiped the tears from my face, telling me not to cry.  It took so much strength not to start sobbing – the wasted years, the injustice, the family heartache, the careless lawyer and advocate, the corruption and the police cover-up – all these things bounced around inside the walls of my heart.   And my heart ached for him.
When my visit was over, that warden with the beautiful blue eyes, allowed Heini to push me to the door.  From there, Mr Oosthuizen took over.  I sat up front with Mr Oosthuizen, with three visitors that had to be transported to the prison hospital sitting in the back.  Once they had been off-loaded at the hospital, he took me on a tour of the prison before dropping me back at the gate of the prison.  It is enormous and resembles a village.  Some areas are well looked after and other areas are derelict, dirty and it is clear that no maintenance has been done in twenty years.
My lift was waiting for me, concerned that I was taking so long.  Her visit lasted only 30 minutes because she was visiting her son in Maximum.  On our drive back, she told me about the conditions under which the prisoners of Max are held; including what had happened on Boxing Day when the tragedy occurred.  It is little wonder that the prisoners, through sheer exasperation and frustration attacked and stabbed five wardens.  The number of dead and injured prisoners, after the prisoners had already been isolated, boggles the mind. Even prisoners have rights – they did the crime and they are doing the time, but they need to be treated humanely.   If these conditions do not improve, I foresee yet another tragedy unfolding at St Albans Prison in Port Elizabeth.
For justice to prevail, not only for Heinrich van Rooyen, but also for the two young women who were murdered, we need your help.

Funds are desperately needed to take the new evidence and affidavits further in order to free Heini and to put the real Knysna murderers behind bars.   If you can assist with funding in any way, please go to to donate directly via the crowd-funding platform or contact me by email for banking details at   Every rand counts. 

Monday, January 9, 2017

Knysna Conspiracy

Funds are urgently needed to assist in expenses to free Heinrich van Rooyen, who was convicted of killing Jessica Wheeler and Victoria Stadler in Knysna in 2005. He was sentenced to 30 years without parole. He still maintains his innocence. Alan D Elsdon, a former police detective, and author of the best-selling book, TheTall Assassin, stumbled upon some startling evidence in the Knynsa murder case while investigating another crime. He spent three months in Knysna, sifting through evidence gathered over the course of the investigation and the subsequent trial. He states, “In my investigation I separated the two murders of Jessica and Victoria. Yesterday I sent my last report to the highest authorities. The reports read VERY WELL and prove that Heinie (Heinrich van Rooyen) was a victim of a massive police cover-up and conspiracy”. Heinrich has already spent 12 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Please consider a donation towards getting him free and putting the real murderer behind bars. When this is done, justice for Victoria, Jessica and Heinrich will have been served. Help us to right a wrong.   Please go onto and make a donation, no matter how small.  Thank you for helping us put a wrong right. 

Remove that log first...

 Just as my sole is the underneath of my foot, so too is my soul something that belongs to me and no one else.
Why are so many people (on FB and outside of FB) concerned about saving my soul? Why are they so worried about my spiritual acceptance of what they believe?   Are they sprouting stuff out their holy book because they are not too sure that they are correct or not?  I have no need to discuss my spirituality with anyone else because I am safe and comfortable in my own.  I would never dare to assume that my way is the only way. 
As I have said numerous times before on social media and directly to people; if you want to teach me something about your God, then show me by your example.

Do not talk to me about it for it is the same as giving a starving man a Bible. He cannot hear, he cannot read and he cannot eat the Book. Until his hunger for food for survival is satisfied, no amount of preaching is going to fill his belly.   YOU have to fill his belly first before you start preaching. That is how people learn…by your example and NOT by your words.
I hereby give you back your own Word - remove the log from your own eye know the rest.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Cowboys and Progressives

The Liberal used to be someone one could admire - a person who showed leadership where there was staunch opposition to change, especially when change was desperately needed. Most Classic Liberals used to be political moderates
. They formed a central core that linked Left and Right. Then they sold out to the Left. Since the 1970s the Liberal has been no more than a suckerfish attached to the giant shark of the Left. Leftism was automatically defined as being progressive. Moderacy was rejected as an impediment to progress. Radical change became the only answer. Revolution became chic. For the Left it was normal for the gutters to run knee deep with blood as long as the leaders were cool. When an ideology goes unquestioned it will eventually develop into a psychosis. It becomes increasingly removed from Reality. The absurd becomes the norm. Mad men and women arise as leaders. They develop a cult following. Their monstrous absurdities are chanted by the masses. Those with any sense of Reality left, either become the outcasts and/or the enemy. Rome burns but everyone is happy. Merkel destroys Germany but only 15 percent of the population openly opposes her. All across Western Europe life is systematically stripped away and turned into a permission-transgression system. Do not attempt to do anything before asking for permission. I you did so without asking, you have transgressed. Please show us your permit. It is well known that institutions take on a life beyond the individual. Eventually the question needs to be asked: who is in control of the Institution? If the Institution is large enough, the disquieting answer that may be returned is no one. Hence, Institutions may operate beyond Democracy, especially when they are democracies themselves.

The European intellectual elite is obsessed with the idea of Control. Europe never has known true Freedom. Servitude as vassals morphed into the monstrosity that is the European Union. Kings and queens stills strut around, hand in hand with the great trading families. The American Revolution shook the foundations of Europe more intellectually, than did the French Revolution. Robespierre purged through extremism. These revolutionaries saw themselves as novel, yet at their foundation they were no different from the fanatical priests of the Spanish Inquisition. Anyone that questioned them was brutalized and/or murdered. The American Revolution showed that Free men and women not united under the banner of Liberty, but of Fraternity, could challenge the edifice of centralized power. As Equals, farmers and noblemen who volunteered, they upstaged a world power. And from the fruits of their revolt was born the Republican Constitution – a device that assured the Individual freedom in the face of the majority! The Founding Fathers understood that any democracy can be manipulated to achieve a desired outcome, even outcomes contrary to the interests of the citizens. Europe is obsessed with the good behavior of the citizen. Do not step off the pavement before the light goes green. On the other side of the Atlantic Americans are using a Hellcat to fire live rounds at the Big Sandy Shoot. Two vastly different cultures emerged. The one emphasized the possibilities the individual has to offer; the other remained obsessed with collective action. From the latter mindset was born the Communist imperative as the Final Solution of Socialism. For the other the Cowboy rides tall, fiercely and proudly independent, yet so strongly connected morally and ethically to his fellow man to storm the beaches of Normandy.

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall no effort has been spared to rip the Cowboy from his saddle. The Communists from the Soviet Union were welcomed with open arms within the academic institutions of Western Europe. The unification of Germany speeded up the process with Germany becoming the lynchpin of the European Union, supported by the French Marxists. Since the 1970s the Left has dominated European institutions, with the Liberals ensuring that the balance remained tipped in that direction. The US did not remain immune to the perversions of the Left as it still seeks intellectual guidance from Europe. The Communists of Europe were warmly welcomed into American academic institutions since the 1990s. The product is an academic elite hostile to its own citizens! The anointment of Hillary Clinton was to have been the crowning moment of this subversive movement. She united every perversion produced by the European and American Left under her banner of Democrat. What they did not count on was the Cowboy in every American.

The destruction of Individual Liberty may have been averted in the US for the time being, but the Left is a permanent cancer. It has stayed true to form when it gets its teeth kicked in: it goes quiet. In fact, it redoubles its effort in the quiet. Please check what children are being taught in classrooms now. See the curriculum. Examine the assumptions of said curriculum. Conservatives must take responsibility for this state of affairs! The arrogant, passive attitude toward a virulent enemy treated as an amusing, misguided child is a destructive dead end! In fact, the problem runs deeper. When defense of the ideas of the Left is considered a Conservative stance. Imagine a world without the Constitution in which the Left runs rampant. Maybe we only have to turn our eyes to Asia. Since the 1970s, in the US, every attempt has been made to subvert the Constitution in order to free up space for the Left to maneuver against the American citizen. You may bear arms but only of a certain type with so much ammunition. You may smoke but only in outer space. You may have health care, but only what we give you. The Constitution has become a “living” organism adaptable to changing socio-political circumstances, i.e. as we freely interpret it to suit our political needs. All you have to do is load the bench of the Supreme Court and see this reality unfold. The Founding Fathers understood this possibility, hence the checks and balances in the US Constitution! The Left will always subvert the political process when it can. It claims consensus yet never produces a single referendum to back up its claim. Whenever it gains an advantage within any legislative environment, it will aggressively push legislation it favours without majority consent of the representatives, never mind that of the citizens. The end destination of any Leftist program is a welfare-based, police state encroaching on every aspect of Life.

Due to the treason of the Liberal the pathway to moderacy no longer exists. It is us versus them. Either Left or the Right now controls an Institution. The Left has firmly set itself against the nation-state, yet, in practice, all of its efforts to force collective action depends on the violence the State can muster. The same State also has to enforce the content of the Constitution. This is no movement driven by the ideals of Anarchism. It is openly hostile to Anarchism as a moral philosophy emphasizing Equality and Justice. Justice is a co-incidental outcome of the Left program. Sacrifices need to be made. The needs of the many outweigh those of the few. The dominant mindset is that you cannot do for yourself, nor judge what you can do for others, but that things must be done for you and on behalf of you. You cannot decide what is good for your children because this may be in conflict with that Society demands. Heck, today the Cowboy exists as an affront to Society. He chews tobacco, wears a gun, dresses like a man, has a real beard, and thinks sex is for fun or making babies. When he falls he laughs. When he does something stupid he laughs harder. When he sees stupid people doing stupid things he laughs even harder. Yet, when the house is on fire he is the first one to kick in the door and see who is inside. Now we call 911 and wait for the State to arrive while cries for help die out inside the house. The Left has utterly perverted our sense of moral responsibility where everything we are too afraid to deal with can be delegated to the State. Time to grow up.

Deon van Zyl (Windhoek, 01/06/2017)

Wrapping a Fire with Paper

Last week, a minister of religion (excuse the lack of capital letters) came to see me at home.  I don’t use capital letters for things I have no respect for.  He is a staunch ANC supporter.  I had The Long March and Mao’s Great Famine on my bed.  He showed interest and asked to borrow one.  I asked him if he knew that the SACP were pulling the strings of the ANC.  “I am a communist”, he responded.  I was gobsmacked.  “Then you are not a minister because God and communism are mutually exclusive”, I said. “The leader is worshiped, not some invisible being”. His argument with me was based on lack of knowledge.  I lent him the book although in retrospect I am sorry I did that.  I hope it is returned.
For years I have been studying the Soviet Union’s history of communism in an attempt to understand how communism fits into South Africa. My bookshelves are filled with books on communism and my head contains more than the sum total of those books. 
Twenty-two years down the line from “Freedom”, we are importing the Chinese like there is no tomorrow.  Our mineral rights are being sold to them  – our language has many Russian/Communist words and terms used.  Our president wants our children to learn Mandarin. We have comrades, commissars and parastatals amongst other terms.  Do our government officials even know what a commissar was in Russia?  Commissars were nothing more than impimpi’s.  The communists in our country are going to turn our land into a land of whisperers, where everyone will be too afraid to say anything. 
Our Generals of the SADF could have taken, not only South Africa, but every country on the continent in less than two weeks.  When I think of what FW de Klerk did by getting rid of all the generals and how he sold us down the river, I find it hard to feel peaceful.  My very soul demands that I speak out.  There was no such thing as the Swart Gewaar.  It was the Rooi Gewaar (Red danger) that needed to be eliminated, not the ANC.
I know that Cuba and Russia helped the ANC and that they may feel obliged to reciprocate, but not at the expense of ruining our land and taking away our freedom.  The people who really rule our land are the SACP.  They hide behind the ANC because it would be political suicide in world politics to have the hammer and sickle covering the ANC flag. 

The ANC promises and our wonderful Constitution are like toilet paper – to be used to cover the sh#t.  The ANC propaganda machine is trying to wrap up a fire in paper.  The injustices people suffer will demand an outlet, sooner or later. 

Monday, January 2, 2017

St Albans Prison

St Albans Prison.  Total lockdown and no visitors.  The media news plays the party line.  The media is the most powerful tool to manipulate the minds of the masses.  How sad that we still are unaware of the brainwashing that we are undergoing. 
These are the exact words of a couple of my sources: 
1.      “Mom, I am petrified.  I watched them kill beat the guys to death and there were more than three of them”

2.      “Emergency sirens went off. I could hear warders saying that 6 members were just stabbed. ( no word of inmates fighting amongst each other). All inmates were locked up and those that stabbed(at this point already unarmed) were isolated into isolated corrodores
All the warders of Maximum, medium A and Medium B rushed off to Maximum, which by the way are three different prisons with three different managers. So what happened at maximum shouldnt effect the inmates at medium. Inmates that were involved were tuen beaten by all the official mobstyle. They were tortured for names of others that was involved in the planning of the stabbings. At this point rhe officials had full control of the inmates. No inmates were dead yet. MR Roxo and Mr Zono tried to stop the members from further beating up the inmates but they were pushed out of the way by the member of all three prisons trying to get a shot in. Those inmates were beaten to death. The inmates that was named by the tortured inmates were then taken from their cells and also beaten. Thats why scores other inmates were alzo injured. SAYING THAT INMATES WERE FIGHTING AMONGST THEMSELVES IS THEIR COMMON WAY OF COVERING UP ASSAULTS AND MURDERS. 
Ever since 2014 the maximum inmates were under lockdown. No excersize. 24 hours behind closed grills like animals. Yesterday was the cause of all that frustration amd mistreatment by members. IF U TREAT A HUMAN BEING LIKE ANIMALS FOR LONG ENOUGH THEY WILL START BEHAVING LIKE ANIMALS.

The St Albans killed and injured prisoners (and wardens?) will not die with 2016.  Investigation by those other than the Department of Correctional Services is required to stop the brutal and harsh conditions of prisons throughout our country.  As a civilized nation with a good Constitution – the bad conditions under which we keep our prisoners has got to STOP.
Suddenly today, 2nd January – the maximum security prisoners are allowed out for exercise for the first time in two years.

Are they afraid now that there might be an investigation that they can’t get out of?  Or is it because there is a threat of a hunger strike?