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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

Omar Badsha: Recording the roles of the ordinary

Saho’s Omar Badsha believes in the power of people telling their own stories, but more funding to support this practice is crucial

Review: ‘A New Country’ portrays the lingering aftertaste of a bittersweet freedom

Taking its cues from the dimming of the hope suggested by rainbowism, ‘A New Country’ attempts to articulate the depths of betrayal South Africans feel

George Hallett: Nomad, raconteur and photographer who ‘became the camera’

The renowned South African photographer understood how to look for the tucked-away spaces that were the sources of both light and dark

Zimbabwe: What is the current status of the Torture Docket case?

International crimes must be prosecuted and domestic jurisdictions are well placed to do this. Domestic prosecutions based on universal jurisdiction are on the rise

‘Voices from the Underground’: in service for our liberation

These 18 stories from members of MK’s Ashley Kriel detachment teach the meaning of sacrifice

Unfinished business: We need self-examination to heal from apartheid

Physical and psychological violence will continue unless we self-reflect on our apartheid scars

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

FW’s ‘truth’ a sickening read

He’s apologised now, but my week was ruined when I had to delve into his past

Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison was also South Africa’s first ‘media event’. And, despite the NP’s, and the SABC’s, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba’s personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity

The State of the Nation speech Ramaphosa should make

I have been slow but steady in rebuilding South Africa, but it’s time for tough, decisive action

SA and the death of Dag Hammarskjöld

The democractic government has not helped with the investigation into the UN leader’s death

Aggett tormentor had a ‘morbid’ obsession — Barbara Hogan

The former minister told the inquest into the trade unionist Neil Aggett’s death that security branch interrogator Stephan Whitehead was voyeuristic

Suicide or not, police killed Aggett

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

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