The petition in question was initiated by the People's Health Movement, not the South African Medical Association or the Rural Doctors Association.
Citing a conflict of interests and an inability to be impartial, "Dr Death" wants the committee conducting the inquiry into his conduct to step down.
After 14 years of delays, the Health Professions Council should have seen what was coming in the Wouter Basson case.
Wouter Basson’s lawyer, Jaap Cilliers, said that his client "wouldn't have been a doctor by now" had he not brought the application.
Wouter Basson's sentencing hearings are on hold until the high court rules on his interdict application on Thursday.
On the second day of the trial, Wouter Basson's lawyer went for the kill, while a witness said Basson's actions cannot go unpunished.
The sentencing of private cardiologist Wouter Basson guilty of unprofessional conduct as head doctor during apartheid is off to a contentious start.
The much-anticipated sanctioning of Wouter Basson has still not happened, 13 years later.
The HPCSA has announced that the sentencing of "Doctor Death", the former head of the apartheid government's chemical programme, has been postponed.
Former MK fighter Sibongiseni Dhlomo says AfriForum's ignorant bid to tar him as another Wouter Basson is racist.
One M&G reader accuses Andile Mngxitama of black apartheid. Another appeals for the release of a US political prisoner.
Family members of victims of Wouter Basson have expressed relief that the apartheid-era doctor has been found guilty after a six-year trial.
The Health Professions Council of South Africa has found apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson guilty of professional misconduct.
After a six-year hearing, judgment will finally be delivered on the conduct of apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson.
The ANC government is punishing black people through e-tolling, says one reader. Another says Dr Death saved her life.
Punishing Dr Death is pointless, as he was only a foot soldier of the ubiquitous white supremacism, writes Andile Mngxitama.
Families of Wouter Basson's victims want the contraversial doctor to ask for their forgiveness.
Wouter Basson, one of SA's controversial apartheid-era figures, may be banned from practising medicine, but cardiology would suffer, say patients.
The HPCSA will rule on Wouter Basson's fate on December 18 after a five-year long inquiry into his actions during apartheid.