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|1971. c. 1971
||The first local spiritual assembly in Ciskei is formed in Mdantsane.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Ciskei is formed with its seat in Mdantsane. [BW19:62]
- BW19:147 says the seat is in Bisho. However, it was not possible to obtain a site in Bisho, the capital, and so the offices of the National Spiritual Assembly were built in Mdantsane in 1990.
- See BW19:524 for picture.
|1993 13 Mar
||Three Bahá'ís are assassinated at the Bahá'í Centre in Mdantsane, Ciskei, in a racially-motivated attack. [BW93–4:147–50]
||assassination of Baha'is
|1994 Mar 13
||The murder of four Bahá'is, three adults and one youth, at the Bahá'í Centre in Mdantsane, Ciskel. Killed were Dr. Shamam Bakhshandegi, Houshmand Anvari and Vincent and Rias Razavi. The perpetrators were granted amnesty for the killings in May 2002. [BW93-4p147-150, 16 May 2000, SCBC, press release]
||Mdantsane; Ciskel; South Africa
||Opposition; Murders; Amnesty (general)