Latest articles on Eugene De Kock

An inquiry into state capture is good but criminal trials must not be impeded

The success of the commission will depend, in part, on its terms of reference — in the meantime, criminals must not be allowed to escape justice

Apartheid receipts and the irrelevance of white heroism

White people civilising each other are irrelevant to a black agenda, argues Kwanele Sosibo.

Least stealthy assassin ever: Why was Eugene De Kock at the Franschhoek Literary Festival?

Rebecca Davis is left pondering the psychology of a man who would turn up to hear his own terrible history dissected in public.

Cope calls for probe into de Kock’s whereabouts

Minister Nathi Nhleko must probe allegations that Eugene De Kock is being kept in a house against his will since his release from prison, Cope said.

De Kock out of jail, but still being detained – report

Eugene de Kock's lawyer says he has been receiving messages from him asking for assistance, and that he's being kept against his will.

Moral leadership needs more than easy fictions

Dishonest views of a work on De Kock shortchange South Africa's battle for dignity.

Torture removed any ‘choice’ from askari betrayals

Dlamini's conclusion - that Sedibe "was a moral agent who made informed choices along the way" - is a form of violent erasure.

Perhaps we are too ready to forgive

Why do we seek to hug and understand Eugene de Kock and not the families of his victims?

Good behaviour paroles de Kock

While Clive Derby-Lewis is not recognised as being terminally ill enough, Apartheid commander Eugene de Kock has been released on parole.

De Kock gets parole but Derby-Lewis’ medical parole rejected

Justice minister says former Vlakplaas commander Eugene de Kock will be released on parole while Clive Derby-Lewis remains behind bars.

Eugene de Kock contests parole delay

The former death squad commander's lawyer says the delay is a legally flawed "political game" and that he should be treated like any other criminal.

Time to release Eugene de Kock, says Boraine

Apartheid-era assassin Eugene de Kock has "served his time", according to former TRC deputy chairperson Alex Boraine.

De Kock denied parole because victims’ families not consulted

Former death squad commander Eugene de Kock has not been granted parole for his role in the torture and murder of anti-apartheid activists.

Derby-Lewis recommended for parole

Clive Derby-Lewis - convicted of killing SACP secretary general Chris Hani - has been recommended to be granted parole.

Court tells justice minister to consider parole for De Kock

The high court has ordered the justice and correctional services minister to consider parole for former police death squad commander Eugene de Kock.

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