Dr Wouter Basson

New play unearths apartheid doctor Basson’s trial

The stage play Coast,takes you back to Wouter Basson's court testimony regarding Project Coast that executed the murders of Swapo operatives

PODCAST: Examining Dr Death

How did a man who headed the apartheid-era chemical and biological warfare program Project Coast manage to stay in business in post-apartheid SA?

Dr Death’s high court challenge dismissed

Wouter Basson, who headed the apartheid government's secret chemical and biological warfare project, has failed in his challenge against the HPCSA.

Basson granted recusal bid

Wouter Basson has been granted permission to apply for the recusal of two members of the HPCSA committee sentencing him for unprofessional conduct.

Judgement reserved in urgent application sought by Basson’s lawyers

Wouter Basson’s lawyer, Jaap Cilliers, said that his client "wouldn't have been a doctor by now" had he not brought the application.

Dr Death outfoxes his pursuers

After 14 years of delays, the Health Professions Council should have seen what was coming in the Wouter Basson case.

Basson case postponed over alleged HPCSA conflict of interest

Wouter Basson's lawyers have called for the recusal of an HPCSA committee over suspected involvement in a petition to strike him off the medical roll.

‘Doctor Death’ and team walk out of HPCSA hearing

Wouter Basson and his legal team walked out of his sentencing hearing to file an urgent interdict at the high court in Pretoria.

Wouter Basson subordinated the role of doctor for that of ‘soldier’

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.

Analysis: Tempers flare at Dr Death hearing

A move to ban Wouter Basson from medicine has been met with a tongue-lashing from his lawyer.

SA doctors incensed by ‘ambulance chasing’ campaign

The council deciding Wouter Basson's fate is fuelling "ambulance chasing" by encouraging the public to complain about doctors, a medical group says.

‘Dr Death’ gets a drubbing

Advocate Salie Joubert has accused controversial cardiologist Dr Wouter Basson of being an "untruthful witness" and not accepting responsibility.

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