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Piet “Skiet” Rudolph, 1991

Piet Rudolph (Petrus Johannes Rudolph) called “Skiet” is a Boer nationalist. An impetuous man, brave and generous, who has dedicated his life to the Boer nation. Although he has been committed in various political organizations, he has always been a genuine and disinterested fighter, motivated by love for his people.
Piet Rudolph was born in South Africa the 20th June 1937, in the small village of Vischkuil in the district of Springs, in the Transvaal.
He was City Councillor in Pretoria for the Herstigte Nasionale Party (HNP, in English: Reconstituted National Party) and member of Konserwatiewe Party (KP, in English: Conservative Party). Was later a prominent member of the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB, in English: Afrikaner Resistance Movement); deputy leader of Boerestaat Party (BSP, in English: Party of the Boer State); a founder and the leader of the Orde Boerevolk (in English: Order of the Boer Nation).
“To survive no price is too high”, this phrase stood out on a banner held up by Piet Rudolph in 1979, while waiting outside a court Terre’Blanche and other AWB men tried for mistreating a professor who mocked, and asked to destroy the sacred traditions of the Boer nation. A phrase on a banner, and for him: a way of life.
In 1990, following the legalization of the ANC and the SACP (South African Communist Party) - against which, for years, the empire of the Republic of South Africa (RSA) had fought - many white Afrikaners and Boer nationalists began an armed campaign to stop that process now obvious, the institutions and strong powers were working for: the establishment of a bigger empire, a single macro-state, with all the nations of southern Africa chained together, subjected to supranational powers. A political project supported by the great capital, the centers of international power and by anti-national forces.
Piet Rudolph was one of the protagonists of that period.
On the night of 15 April 1990, he led a group of men in the South African Airforce Head Office’s armoury in Pretoria, stealing a large quantity of weapons, as never had been stolen in the past.
The action was claimed by Piet Rudolph, who telephoned the Pretoria News saying that war was imminent and that the theft was used to arm the Boer commandos.
Other weapons were stolen from Wemmerpan military base, south of Johannesburg.
Shortly after a bomb exploded at Melrose House in Pretoria, the place where was signed the peace treaty that ended the Second Boer War of Liberation and the existence of the Boer Republics. The message was clear, political and for independence. The Boers didn’t want any race war, they wanted the freedom that the British had taken in 1902. They wanted freedom (which the Union of South Africa before, and after the RSA, had denied to the them) not new masters.
Another bomb flattened the headquarters of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) of Rustenburg, in (at that time) Western Transvaal, the largest organization affiliated to COSATU (largest trade union federation allied with the ANC and South African Communist Party).Orde Boerevolk. 1990: message of Piet Rudolph
In June 1990 Piet Rudolph made and released a video in which he declared war to the government of the empire of the Republic of South Africa (RSA), to ANC and to the SACP (South African Communist Party). Piet Rudolph, sitting at a table marked “Boerestaat” (Boer State), with behind him the flag of the Zuid Afrikaanse Republiek (literally: “South African Republic”, Boer Republic in the region of the Transvaal), was surrounded by four men in balaclavas, two of them armed with assault rifles.
Rudolph declared that it “was no longer time to talk” and that it “is better to die in glory than live in disgrace.” He urged to “avoid like the plague those who say wait for the right moment”, because “they will wait until it is too late” and “urged those who talk of fighting and shooting to do so now. All we need is about 500 Boers who are prepared to give their lives on the altar of our ideal to ensure success.”
After the call to arms of Rudolph, actions across the country followed one another. Some offices of the National Party (NP, De Klerk’s party in power) and the ANC were blown up; houses of NP members; properties of Jews who supported the ANC and the idea of a single supranational state in South Africa; a synagogue; two taxi stations; a store frequented by blacks in Kempton Park; the tracks that connected the black township of Tembisa with Kempton Park; the offices of an anti-nationalist Afrikaans-language newspaper and pro-government Beeld. Occurred some actions with throw of granades against blacks in West Rands. Damage caused by such operations were generally materials.
Some of these actions were carried out by members of the Orde Boerevolk, some by members of AWB, other by small cells joining the nationalist armed struggle. Other violent acts, in the same period, it was discovered they were implemented by the South African Secret Service, as a means to promote the repression against Boer nationalists.
Piet Rudolph lived all this time hunted by the imperial police of the Republic of South Africa, and some newspapers nicknamed him the “Boere-Pimpernel”. He moved house to house, hosted by other nationalists. From these places he released press releases and met selected people. In August 1990 he sent a money order of 1,000 Rand to Du Bruyn’s wife, for help while her husband Gert was detained in relation to the explosion in Melrose House.
Piet Rudolph was arrested on September 17, 1990, in Pretoria. His arrest, however, halted just temporary the armed actions of the Boer nationalists.
Rudolph, in November 1990, applying for bail, confirmed publicly for the first time the existence of the Orde Boerevolk, and to be the leader of that organization. Also confirmed that he had taken part in the armed assault at the British Embassy in Pretoria in February 1990.
In court Rudolfph declared himself in favour of peace as long as this didn’t lead to the slavery of the Boer nation, dominated by a black and foreign majority. In this case, he said we will “struggle to the death”.
The Orde Boerevolk publicly renounced the armed struggle, saying it supported negotiations leading to the creation of an independent Boer state. The waiver led to a rapid release of many fighters, including Piet Rudolph. Piet Rudolph never said where he had hidden, or where they had finished the many weapons and explosives removed from the South African armed forces. Once released he was immediately appointed publicity secretary of the AWB.
Rudolph gave up the post of deputy leader of Boerestaat Party and left the Orde Boerevolk, dissolving it. But other members decided to keep it active.
In 1991 he was at forefront of the AWB during the Battle of Ventersdorp, when the Boer resistance, to prevent a rally of De Klerk, faced the imperial police of the Republic of South Africa in firearm shots, and losing three men.

Piet “Skiet” Rudolph, 1993

Annoyed by the lack of agreement with the Inkata Freedom Party (the Independence Party of Zulus), Piet Rudolph abandoned the AWB in 1992. The agreement (a non-aggression pact), had to reassure white voters during the constitutional referendum in ‘92, leading them to say NO to the end of Apartheid. The fears of the outbreak of black revolt, and race war, were in fact very high, and were the main stimulus to vote YES. The agreement with the Zulus had to dismantle that argument.
Although the current system was opposed by nationalist Boers, they had to vote NO to avoid that all nations of southern Africa were imprisoned under a single regime.
The output from AWB, motivated perhaps by too much Rudolph’s impulsiveness, put an end to an important synergy for the independentist area. Piet Rudolph, left the AWB, reactivated the Orde Boerevolk, organization that he leads even to this day.
On several occasions Piet Rudolph was apprehended by men of the regime and the ANC to court. They accused him for unauthorized demonstration, threats and aggression.
Today he is still committed to his nation, he publics articles, gives interviews and organizes initiatives.

Piet “Skiet” Rudolph. Ventersdorp, 2010

Piet Rudolph is the main opponent of the Volksraad Verkiesing Kommissie (VVK, the white Afrikaner Electoral Commission for the “Volksraad”), the new Masonic project (then a capitalist-communist project), to confuse the true nationalism (Boer) with a false (white Afrikaner).
On February 17, 2011, Piet Rudolph (at 74 years old, plagued by vision problems) took part at an event of the VVK at Paardekraal, to challenge the activities of this organization. Some white Afrikaners, members and/or supporters of VVK, have insulted him, threatened, attacked, and have spit in his face. To spit in the face of Piet “Skiet” Rudolph is like to spit on the Vierkleur. And in hindsight, this is precisely what the VVK makes. That uses the Vierkleur, but as the international capitalism, when placed it inside the Prinsevlag to give life to an anti-Boer artificial nationalism.
After the murder of Eugene Terre'Blanche, Piet “Skiet” Rudolph, true Boer in biological and spiritual sense, is the last living icon of the Boer nation.

Piet “Skiet” Rudolph and Eugene Terre'Blanche. Pretoria, 1989

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