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Inside the Security Branch: Torture between brandy and boerewors

A former SB operative, Paul Erasmus, talks about the torture of a young trade unionist, Neil Aggett, and the machinations at John Vorster Square

Slice of life: ‘Those people, they have killed Neil’

Most of the workers said his face, it looked like Jesus

Suicide or not, police killed Aggett

The trade unionist was interrogated by the police and, 70 days later, was found dead in his cell

‘There were no marks on his neck’, Neil Aggett inquest hears

The trade unionist’s partner at the time he was detained at John Vorster Square says she now believes his death was not a suicide

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

From the archives: The life of story of Thandi Modise, guerilla

THE LIFE STORY OF A GUERRILLA: PART II On the streets of Jo’burg, old military habits die hard

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

NPA to re-examine Neil Aggett’s death

The Minister of Justice announced that an investigation will reopen over the death of Aggett's death

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

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