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Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa
Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa
Judge Billy Mothle presiding over the reopening of the Ahmed Timol inquest last week ruled that the death of Timol in 1971 at John Vorster Square...
Farmworkers need healthcare, too
Farmworkers need healthcare, too
The tumultuous 2012 and 2013 farm strikes in the Western Cape drew the world’s attention to the poor wages and living conditions of South...
Over 900 dead after being taken into police custody
Over 900 dead after being taken into police custody
The Dispatch Online reported on Monday that KwaZulu-Natal lead with the number of people who died in police custody with 268 deaths,...
Chinese rights lawyer released amid crackdown
Chinese rights lawyer released amid crackdown
A top Chinese rights lawyer has returned home after two months in police custody, his wife said on Wednesday, amid a fierce crackdown on government...
Aunt queries postmortem report on boy
Aunt queries postmortem report on boy
On Tuesday this week, more than four years after 14-year-old Leon Booysen allegedly used his trousers to hang himself in the Heidelberg police...
Belgian knifeman suspect to be kept in custody
Belgian knifeman suspect to be kept in custody
A Belgian court on Tuesday ordered that the suspect in a gruesome knife attack at a crèche -- who killed two babies, a nurse and previously...
SAA drug-smuggling case postponed
SAA drug-smuggling case postponed
The case against a security guard and an SAA cabin crew member arrested for alleged drug smuggling was postponed for a week by the Kempton Park...
Rights group say more dying in Egyptian police's custody
Rights group say more dying in Egyptian police's custody
Fourteen Egyptians died in police custody or at the hands of policemen in 2007, up from six in the previous year, the Egyptian Organisation for...

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