tentative de coup d'État de 2004 en Guinée équatoriale, BBC News article on the verdicts handed to the coup force, "No 'buy recommendation' for a book about a former mercenary", Boeremag brothers convicted in Pretoria, South Africa on charges of high treason, https://fr.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nick_du_Toit&oldid=169522510, Portail:Époque contemporaine/Articles liés, Portail:Biographie/Articles liés/Militaire, licence Creative Commons attribution, partage dans les mêmes conditions, comment citer les auteurs et mentionner la licence. © 2005-2020 Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson and Bill Bates. [1], He went on trial in Malabo along with 18 other men accused of being the advance party for 70 other mercenaries. Il devait également y changer la fréquence radio pour établir la communication avec un avion arrivant du Zimbabwe, transportant d'autres mercenaires. He was given a presidential pardon by Equatorial Guinea's dictator ruler, President Obiang, on 3 November 2009, and was released, along with Sergio Fernando Patricio Cardoso, Jose Passocas Domingos and Georges Olympic Nunez Alerson. Il fut jugé à Malabo, avec dix huit autres complices, accusés d'être l'échelon précurseur d'un groupe de 70 mercenaires. [1] Simon Mann was also released and was back in England by 6 November 2009. Nick du Toit is on Facebook. Feedback? Du Toit has since retired as a career soldier and is currently working in vehicle sales in Yemen.[4]. A summary of the career stats for Nick Du Toit, a rugby league player who played for the Wigan, the Barrow and the Wakefield Trinity. ‘’Hiya, big boy,’’ she said to burly South African Nick Du Toit… They were burned with cigarettes, beaten with rifle butts, hung upside down and beaten, contracted malaria multiple times and was refused treatment, amongst many tortures endures by the 18 men. All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. Springbok flank Pieter-Steph du Toit is among eight nominees for the World Rugby Men’s 15s Player of the Decade award. L'avocat général a requis la peine de mort pour l'ensemble des individus. The World Rugby Awards Special Edition voting is now open, giving fans across the globe the opportunity to have their say on who … Niek Du Toit served five years and eight months of a 34-year sentence in a cell measuring 150 cm x 210 cm, had been tortured, beaten, starved and kept for much of the time in solitary confinement. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 13 avril 2020 à 21:32. ), it denotes that the figure is not available. Want to have your say about this player? Nicolaas Servaas "Nick" du Toit est un ancien trafiquant d'armes sud-africain, ancien mercenaire et ancien officier du 32e Bataillon et du 5e commando de reconnaissance de l'armée sud-africaine. Suggestions? Il a été relâché avec ses camarades Sergio Fernando Patricio Cardoso, Jose Passocas Domingos et Georges Olympic Nunez Alerson[1]. Non conservé par Clermont, Nick Abendanon avait fait part de son envie de continuer à jouer au rugby. He was implicated in the plot to overthrow Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea. Join Facebook to connect with Nick du Toit and others you may know. Nick du Toit fut condamné à 34 ans de prison ferme, à passer dans le pénitencier de Black Beach, à Malabo. Add a comment. [citation needed] Simon Mann had bribed the prison guards to fetch food from the hotel across the street, claiming it was good enough for his co-conspirators but not for him, he even had a treadmill installed in his prison cell while Niek and the others were handcuffed to the beds and beaten if they tried to move.[3]. Of the 18 mercenaries, 4 of them returned alive. Last modified: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 05:25:02 +1100 (Sydney time). After his capture, he appeared on South African television announcing the failure of the coup and the names of co-conspirators. To view a list of corresponding matches, click on the icon. He was implicated in the plot to overthrow Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea. If you see a question mark (? WIGAN’S BIG ‘UN: The groupie girl outside Wigan’s Riverside Club eyed up the town’s new Rugby League hero – and liked what she saw. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. [2], His job in the coup d'état was reportedly to supply the mercenaries with arms including AK-47s, RPGs, PK machine guns and mortars, and to secure the control tower at the Malabo airport and change the frequency to establish communication with the incoming plane from Zimbabwe carrying more mercenaries. Ex-mercenary Nick du Toit tells of his five years in a 'living hell' and why he is ashamed of war This article is more than 10 years old. Il a été impliqué dans la tentative de coup d'État de 2004 en Guinée équatoriale visant à renverser Teodoro Obiang en Guinée équatoriale[1]. Une grâce présidentielle lui a été accordée par le Président équatorien Obiang le 3 novembre 2009. Servaas Nicolaas "Niek" du Toit is a former South African arms dealer, former mercenary and former colonel of 32 Battalion and the 5th Reconnaissance Commando. He was implicated in the plot to overthrow Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea. Tous furent reconnus coupables, mais la peine fut commuée en peine de prison à perpétuité. Nicolaas Servaas "Nick" du Toit is a former South African arms dealer, former mercenary and former army officer of 32 Battalion and the 5th Reconnaissance Commando. James Brabazon: My Friend the Mercenary, Grove Press (22 March 2011), "Brief curriculum vitae for Nick du Toit", https://www.theguardian.com/world/2010/jun/13/simon-mann-mercenary-renounces-war, "Ex-mercenary Nick du Toit tells of his five years in a 'living hell' and why he is ashamed of war", BBC News article on the verdicts handed to the coup force, "No 'buy recommendation' for a book about a former mercenary", Boeremag brothers convicted in Pretoria, South Africa on charges of high treason, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nick_du_Toit&oldid=958672902, Recipients of Equatoguinean presidential pardons, South African military personnel of the Border War, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2017, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Servaas Nicolaas "Niek" du Toit is a former South African arms dealer, former mercenary and former colonel of 32 Battalion and the 5th Reconnaissance Commando. Simon Mann fut également relâché, et retourna en Angleterre le 6 novembre 2009. This information should be used as a guide only. James Brabazon: My Friend the Mercenary, Grove Press (March 22, 2011), This page was last edited on 25 May 2020, at 03:32. Son rôle dans le coup d'État aurait été, selon les accusations, de fournir les mercenaires en armes, telles que AK-47, RPG, fusils mitrailleurs PK, et mortiers, ainsi que de sécuriser la tour de contrôle de l'aéroport de Malabo. The prosecution asked for the death penalty but when all were found guilty, with du Toit receiving a sentence 34 years (to be served in Malabo's Black Beach prison). Après sa capture, il est apparu à la télévision sud-africaine, annonçant l'échec du coup d'état et révélant le nom de ses principaux complices. Mais peu sollicité, l’arrière anglais (33 ans) ne fermait pas la porte à … Still finding himself behind the likes of Tendai Mtawarira in the pecking order, however, he dropped down to the Sharks XV squad for the 2014 Vodacom Cup season. With no prior first class rugby behind his name, Du Toit was a surprise inclusion in the Sharks squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season. Sa femme a déclaré que son mari avait subi des tortures, y compris des chocs électriques et des coups.