Joao Rodrigues

 
Haffejee inquest: Security branch operative dies days after decision to reopen case
Haffejee inquest: Security branch operative dies days after decision to reopen case
A former Security Branch operative implicated in the death of anti-apartheid activist Dr Hoosen Haffejee has died, days after the National...
Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?
Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?
Several important steps have been made over the last two weeks on the thorny and long-ignored plight of the prosecution of post Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) cases. These include the announcement two weeks ago that the TRC’s victims’ database has after a nine-year legal...
Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder
Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder
Former apartheid Security Branch clerk João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues will stand trial on charges of murder and defeating the ends of justice for his...
TRC commissioners demand justice
TRC commissioners demand justice
Twenty-three years ago, Hawa Timol sat inside the Johannesburg Methodist Church, where words tumbled quickly out of her mouth as she strained to...
NPA admits to political interference in prosecutorial decisions
NPA admits to political interference in prosecutorial decisions
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has admitted that political interference by senior politicians in government has led to delays in the...
Ramaphosa urged to establish judicial inquiry into lack of apartheid prosecutions
Ramaphosa urged to establish judicial inquiry into lack of apartheid prosecutions
Imtiaz Cajee, the nephew of murdered anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, will recommend that President Cyril Ramaphosa establish a judicial commission...
Timol family granted access to oppose apartheid cop’s attempt to ‘escape justice’
Timol family granted access to oppose apartheid cop’s attempt to ‘escape justice’
The former Security Branch clerk accused of murdering anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol will now once again face the Timol family in court as he...
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...

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