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Clive Derby-Lewis gets parole

The terminally ill man who provided the gun that killed Chris Hani is to be out of prison by the end of next week.

Everyone’s word against Derby-Lewis’s

Clive Derby-Lewis denies claims that he instructed his legal team to sue Minister Michael Masutha, who rejected his medical 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.

Another chance at parole for Derby-Lewis

The quest for medical parole continues for Chris Hani's assassin, Clive Derby-Lewis, as the medical parole board files another recommendation.

Jackie Selebi dies aged 64 after long illness

The former police commissioner has died in hospital after a long illness, which in 2012 prompted his release from prison on medical parole.

Clive Derby-Lewis has ‘months to live’

Lawyers for Chris Hani's killer, Clive Derby-Lewis, have revealed he has only months to live during a high court application for his release.

Clive Derby-Lewis denied medical parole again

An application for the medical parole of convicted killer Clive Derby-Lewis has been denied, according to a report.

Correctional services widens criteria for medical parole

Drastic changes have been made to the conditions under which medical parole is granted by the department of correctional services.

Selebi case yields new parole structure

The department of correctional services says it has established a new parole board, to come into effect in March, to deal with terminally ill inmates.

Selebi’s medical parole application ‘doesn’t exist’

Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says an appeal to have former top cop Jackie Selebi released on medical parole is non-existent.

Lawyer: Derby-Lewis’s cancer is aggressive

Clive Derby-Lewis, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of SACP leader Chris Hani, learned on Friday that his prostate cancer was aggressive.

Derby-Lewis’s cancer ‘worse than expected’

Chris Derby-Lewis's lawyer issued a statement on Thursday saying that the convicted murderer's cancer has spread.

DA: Review Shaik parole ‘and put the matter to rest’

The DA on Tuesday again urged Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to review fraud convict Schabir Shaik's medical parole.

A special kind of justice

Shaik can have his privacy back when the rest of us get justice back.

Shaik’s medical miracle

Reports from Schabir Shaik's doctors appear to have been misinterpreted, leading to his parole.

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