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João Rodrigues, apartheid-era crimes and the question of a blanket amnesty

The former Security Branch officer is asking the SCA for a permanent stay of appeal in the prosecution of the murder of Ahmed Timol in 1971

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

Can the NPA save face on unresolved apartheid deaths?

Doors have opened for the Timol, Simelane and Aggett families but doubts still linger about the NPA’s behaviour and culpability

Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder

João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues’ application for a stay of prosecution has been dismissed. He will stand trial for the 1971 murder of activist Ahmed Timol

TRC commissioners demand justice

Former truth and reconciliation commissioners are entering a court battle to see a former policeman prosecuted

Ramaphosa urged to establish judicial inquiry into lack of apartheid prosecutions

Imtiaz Cajee, the nephew of murdered anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, will recommend an inquiry to probe the capture of the NPA and SAPS

Timol family granted access to oppose apartheid cop’s attempt to ‘escape justice’

The Timol family wants to stop former Security Branch clerk Joao Rodrigues from being granted a permanent stay of prosecution

Activist families fear precedent-setting case by apartheid cop

Families of slain activists are fighting against an apartheid-era cop’s attempt to avoid prosecution permanently

Daughter of apartheid cop accused of Timol’s murder speaks out

Tilana Stander says she has not spoken to her father for years but helped the Timol Foundation find him

Apartheid cop to finally stand trial for Timol murder

João Rodrigues, who is accused of murdering anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol in police custody in 1971, will stand trial in 2019

Timol: New case against security cop

The NPA has, until now, failed to prosecute perpetrators who didn’t get amnesty from the TRC

Apartheid cop accused of ‘delay tactics’ to avoid murder trial

Former apartheid cop Joao Rodrigues is yet to face trial for his alleged role in the death of Ahmed Timol 47 years ago

Timol family hopes for truth from Security Branch policeman

A pre-trial hearing into the torture and murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol is set down for Tuesday

Ahmed Timol murder accused granted bail

Rodrigues appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on charges of murder and defeating the ends of justice

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