Ahmed Timol

 
Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa
Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa
Judge Billy Mothle presiding over the reopening of the Ahmed Timol inquest last week ruled that the death of Timol in 1971 at John Vorster Square...
Justice for Timol leaves us with bittersweet grief
Justice for Timol leaves us with bittersweet grief
When Judge Billy Mothle sat down after making his historic judgement in the Timol inquest, there was a moment of waiting.
Editorial: Lest we forget the heroes of a war for justice
Editorial: Lest we forget the heroes of a war for justice
For the children who never were, But may have been And for the parents who were, But were made to feel too much —
Timol ruling ‘just the beginning’
Timol ruling ‘just the beginning’
“While Ahmed’s body was battered, his human spirit would have fought on till the very end. As the blows rained down on him, as he was...
Forty-six years later, court finds that police murdered Ahmed Timol
Forty-six years later, court finds that police murdered Ahmed Timol
Ahmed Timol who died in police custody 46 years ago did not commit suicide but was murdered by officers, the Pretoria High Court ruled...
Timol inquest: The high stakes judgement that could change history
Timol inquest: The high stakes judgement that could change history
After 46 years, Ahmed Timol's family will sit in the Pretoria high court and listen today, with great anticipation, as presiding Judge Billy Mothle...
Judgment looms for apartheid cops at Timol inquest
Judgment looms for apartheid cops at Timol inquest
At the Ahmed Timol inquest, Judge Billy Mothle’s robes are bright red — a colour reserved for criminal cases. The inquest into Timol’s...
How Timol’s family fought to be heard
How Timol’s family fought to be heard
Somewhere in the world, there is a beige shirt of Ahmed Timol’s with blotches of dried blood on it. Timol’s cousin, Farouk Dindar, had taken...
Timol inquest: Jessie Duarte reminds apartheid cop of torture he couldn't recall
Timol inquest: Jessie Duarte reminds apartheid cop of torture he couldn't recall
When Security Branch senior cop Seth Sons (80) testified at the Ahmed Timol inquest yesterday, the Timol family had already braced themselves for...
Timol inquest: The apartheid police officers accused of torture
Timol inquest: The apartheid police officers accused of torture
Anti-apartheid activists Ahmed Timol and Salim Essop were interrogated by the same Security Branch officers at the time of their detention in...
Timol probe unfolds like a whodunit
Timol probe unfolds like a whodunit
Presiding Judge Billy Mothle had heard the evidence at the Ahmed Timol inquest. Those who were there 46 years ago say Timol stood up, moved swiftly...
Timol inquest: NPA and Timol family challenge apartheid cop's testimony
Timol inquest: NPA and Timol family challenge apartheid cop's testimony
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Timol family have accused Joao Rodrigues, the apartheid cop who is alleged to have been the last...

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