Joao Rodrigues

 
Activist families fear precedent-setting case by apartheid cop
Activist families fear precedent-setting case by apartheid cop
Former apartheid cop Joao Rodrigues could be setting an unwelcome precedent for victims of apartheid if a judge agrees to halt his trial for the...
Daughter of apartheid cop accused of Timol's murder speaks out
Daughter of apartheid cop accused of Timol's murder speaks out
Perched on a shelf at the entrance to Tilana Stander's Cape Town home is the Afrikaans word for love — liefde — and wooden ornamental...
Families, justice minister, NPA  challenge Rodrigues’ attempt to escape prosecution
Families, justice minister, NPA challenge Rodrigues’ attempt to escape prosecution
Apartheid-era cop João “Jan” Rodrigues is set to face mass opposition to his application for a permanent stay of proceedings in the case of...
Apartheid cop to finally stand trial for Timol murder
Apartheid cop to finally stand trial for Timol murder
João “Jan” Rodrigues — a former apartheid Security Branch clerk charged with the premeditated murder of anti-apartheid freedom fighter...
Timol: New case against security cop
Timol: New case against security cop
The trial of a man involved in the killing of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has yet to begin but, when it does, the state will rely on...
Apartheid cop accused of ‘delay tactics’ to avoid murder trial
Apartheid cop accused of ‘delay tactics’ to avoid murder trial
The trial of former Security Branch cop João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues, who is accused of murdering anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol in 1971, was...
Timol family hopes for truth from Security Branch policeman
Timol family hopes for truth from Security Branch policeman
As the trial into the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol looms, the Timol family has made an appeal to the former Security Branch...
Ahmed Timol murder accused granted bail
Ahmed Timol murder accused granted bail
Joao Jan Rodrigues, the 80-year-old former security branch police sergeant accused of being involved in the murder of anti-apartheid activist,...
Officer in Ahmed Timol case to appear in court on murder charge
Officer in Ahmed Timol case to appear in court on murder charge
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that an officer identified in the Ahmed Timol case, 80-year-old Joao Rodrigues, will be...
Detainee’s ‘suicide’ revisited
Detainee’s ‘suicide’ revisited
It has been 41 years but the photographs of the scene of Hoosen Haffejee’s death in a cell in Durban’s Brighton Beach police station have not...
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...

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