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Unfinished business: We need self-examination to heal from apartheid

Physical and psychological violence will continue unless we self-reflect on our apartheid scars

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Editorial: Dealing with the sins of yesteryear

Life moves at a heady pace in South Africa and with it the march of history. In dealing with the sins of yesterday we must realise that we have to also deal with the sins of yesteryear

Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

De Klerk now admits apartheid was a crime against humanity

Apartheid’s last president walks back comments that definition was a Soviet plot

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

Bid for slain Imam Haron’s family to see justice

Fifty years ago, the anti-apartheid activist was killed in police custody. His family fought to survive after his death, and now they want justice.

Bungling Hawks spook Haffejee witness

In early 2018 the witness reversed his decision to give evidence about his last hours alive after the Hawks were 2 weeks late to take his statement

Haffejee inquest: Security branch operative dies days after decision to reopen case

Colonel James Taylor will not be brought to book for his role in the death of Dr Hoosen Haffejee because of delays in getting the case to court

Bruises may solve 40-year mystery

A new inquest may prove a family’s belief that their brother was murdered by apartheid police

SAPS ordered to pay legal fees of security cops accused of murdering MK fighter

SAPS will pay legal costs for three apartheid era security policemen who stand accused of murdering Umkhonto weSizwe fighter Nokuthula Simelane

PODCAST: Freedom for sale

This is the second episode in the new Sound Africa series “Re-visits.”

Hani: Holes in the evidence

In this extract from Incorruptible, Evelyn Groenink looks into the murder of Chris Hani in 1993

How to kill a school teacher

​In this extract from Incorruptible, Evelyn Groenink looks into the mysterious death of Dulcie September in 1988

Timol inquest: NPA and Timol family challenge apartheid cop’s testimony

Rodrigues often testified that he "cannot remember" or "cannot comment" on certain questions because 46 years had passed since Timol's death.

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