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Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Inside the Security Branch: Torture between brandy and boerewors

A former SB operative, Paul Erasmus, talks about the torture of a young trade unionist, Neil Aggett, and the machinations at John Vorster Square

Inquest into Neil Aggett’s death begins

The trade unionist was found hanged in his cell at the John Vorster Square police station in 1982

Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?

Doors have opened for the Timol, Simelane and Aggett families but doubts still linger about the NPA’s behaviour and culpability

Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder

João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues’ application for a stay of prosecution has been dismissed. He will stand trial for the 1971 murder of activist Ahmed Timol

NPA to re-examine Neil Aggett’s death

The Minister of Justice announced that an investigation will reopen over the death of Aggett's death

TRC commissioners demand justice

Former truth and reconciliation commissioners are entering a court battle to see a former policeman prosecuted

NPA admits to political interference in prosecutorial decisions

The NPA has denied that it played any role in delaying the prosecution of apartheid-era crimes, but concedes politicians interfered in its decisions

Ramaphosa urged to establish judicial inquiry into lack of apartheid prosecutions

Imtiaz Cajee, the nephew of murdered anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, will recommend an inquiry to probe the capture of the NPA and SAPS

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