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Timol's father died a 'broken man'

2017-08-14 14:21

Ahmed Timol’s father died a broken man 10 years after the death of his son in police custody, the High Court has heard.

Witness suggests that Timol died in morning, contradicting security cop

2017-08-10 16:06

The North Gauteng High Court has heard from a witness in the Ahmed Timol inquest that the time of death of the anti-apartheid activist was in the morning, and not in the afternoon, as has been maintained by a former security branch policeman.

#TimolInquest: We want to know the truth, says Kodwa

2017-08-03 20:29

ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says he hopes the inquest into Ahmed Timol's death will bring closure to the Timol family and many others.

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WATCH: Timol inquest, day 14

2017-08-03 11:08
WATCH: Timol inquest, day 14

An inquest into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s death in 1971 while he was in the custody of security branch police, continues in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday. Watch.

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#TimolInquest: 'Former security branch police officer should be charged with murder'

2017-08-02 22:33

The lawyer representing the family of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol said he would be asking the North Gauteng High Court to recommend that criminal charges be brought against former security branch police, Joao Jan Roderigues.

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WATCH LIVE: Ahmed Timol inquest, day 13

An inquest into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s death in 1971 while he was in the custody of security branch police, continues in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday. Watch.

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Former security police officer crumbles under cross examination at Timol inquest

2017-08-01 23:08

Former security branch officer sergeant Joao Jan Rodrigues has crumbled under cross examination at the Ahmed Timol inquest being heard at the Noth Gauteng High Court on Tuesday.

Former security policeman tells of Ahmed Timol’s last moments alive

2017-07-31 23:32

A former security branch police officer, said to have been the last person to see anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol alive, has described in detail Timol’s last seconds alive and how he had tried his level best to save him before he allegedly jumped out of a window on the 10th floor at John Vorster Square.

AS IT HAPPENED: Apartheid era cop 'pressured to write something which was not true'

2017-07-31 09:48

Apartheid-era police officer Jan Rodrigues has told the High Court that he tried to save anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol before he allegedly committed suicide at John Vorster Square in 1971, but Timol was too fast.

The truth remains elusive

2017-07-30 05:56

More questions than answers came out of testimonies by witnesses this week that strongly opposed any suggestion that struggle activist Ahmed Timol took a suicidal plunge from the 10th floor of a police building in 1971.

 
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WATCH: Ahmed Timol Inquest, day 17

An inquest into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s death in 1971 while he was in the custody of security branch police, continues in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday. Watch.

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#TimolInquest: Key witness to face more questions on Timol’s time of death

2017-08-04 16:01

Former security branch police sergeant, Joao Jan Roderigues, is set to be recalled and will be re-examined in the Ahmed Timol inquest.

Kasrils rubbishes 'doctored' SACP document used in first Timol inquest

2017-08-03 14:47

Former minister for intelligence services Ronnie Kasrils says the SACP document which the magistrate had relied on in the 1972 Ahmed Timol inquest, had been doctored.

If police sergeant is guilty, he 'must face full might of the law' - Timol's nephew

2017-08-03 05:31

The nephew of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, has said if the North Gauteng High Court found that former security branch police sergeant Joao Jan Rodrigues fabricated evidence, then he should face the full might of the law.

Timol Inquest: Ex-security branch cop accused of fabricating story

2017-08-02 16:18

The advocate representing Ahmed Timol's family in the inquest into his death has poked holes in the testimony given by former security branch cop Sergeant Joao Jan Rodrigues.

Timol’s cousin fought tears during funeral, fearing arrest

2017-08-02 07:53

The cousin of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has wept as he recalled how he could not shed a tear when he saw Timol’s wounded lifeless body because it would put him at risk of arrest by the security branch police.

AS IT HAPPENED: Timol inquest ends after Adv Bizos asked to question the witness

2017-08-01 10:02

The inquest into the death of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has been adjourned after advocate George Bizos said he would like to question former security policeman Jan Rodrigues in relation to the contents of his book.

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WATCH LIVE: Timol inquest, day 11

Pretoria – An inquest into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s death in 1971 while he was in the custody of security branch police, is set to continue in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday.

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Second sitting of Ahmed Timol death inquest resumes

2017-07-31 06:13

The second sitting of the inquest looking into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s death at John Vorster Square in 1971 will resume once again.

Unlikely that Timol jumped to his death - engineer

2017-07-28 18:22

The apartheid-era police’s claim that Ahmed Timol jumped to his death was unlikely, an aeronautical engineer has told the High Court.

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