To Serve and Protect: The Inkathagate Scandal
By Brian Morrow
Edited by: Laurence Piper
To Serve and Protect reveals, for the first time, the sensational details behind the South African Apartheid government's clandestine funding of Mangosuthu Buthelezi's Inkatha Freedom Party, as well as the events that led up to the so-called 'Inkathagate Scandal.' The book is all the more remarkable in identifying the entire expose as the work of one man - a white conscript - who served in the South African police's Security Branch. Brian Morrow's account provides graphic and disturbing details of how the South African police embarked on a 'dirty tricks' campaign with the aim of harassing anti-Apartheid activists. Morrow spent his years in the Security Branch, gathering files that conclusively proved that the government was funding Inkatha to fuel black-on-black political infighting. The book outlines how the police's 'brotherhood of silence' code was prevalent in the force and how it was frequently used to subvert the course of justice. To Serve and Protect also provides a unique insight into the murky world of espionage, outlining the elaborate schemes devised to recruit South African agents for the British Intelligence agencies MI5 and MI6. "The man who may have changed the course of South African History" is how a Weekly Mail headline described Brian Morrow in 1995, when he revealed his identity as the Inkathagate whistleblower.
Publication Date: 7/10/2010