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Another apartheid-era death will be reinvestigated after former justice and correctional services minister Michael Masutha authorised the reopening of an inquest into the death of Dr Neil Aggett.
Former apartheid cop Joao Roderigues, who is accused of murdering anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, has petitioned the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) to stay his prosecution for his alleged role in the murder.
The nephew of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, Imtiaz Cajee, has joined the National Prosecuting Authority and two other government departments in opposing the leave to appeal application of former apartheid police officer, Joao Roderigues.
Following the case against apartheid cop Joao Roderigues, the cases of all those killed in apartheid prisons should be given immediate attention, the Imam Haron Foundation demands.
The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has dismissed the application of apartheid-era cop Joao "Jan" Roderigues for a permanent stay of prosecution.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha authorised the reopening of an inquest into the death in detention of anti-apartheid activist Dr Neil Aggett.
Apartheid era cop Joao Jan Roderigues, accused of murdering Ahmed Timol is expected to find out if he will get a stay of prosecution, as the South Gauteng High Court is expected to hand down judgment.
The family of slain anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol have once again reiterated that they are against attempts by former member of apartheid's feared Security Branch, Joao Jan Rodriques to have the matter thrown out of court.
The application of Ahmed Timol's family to intervene in former apartheid cop Joao "Jan" Rodrigues' bid for a permanent stay of prosecution has been granted in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.
The murder trial of a former apartheid policeman accused of killing Ahmed Timol will go ahead in January 2019.
Former apartheid cop Joao Roderigues is still awaiting a judgment from the Supreme Court of Appeal for his alleged involvement in the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, the Gauteng High Court, sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court, has heard.
The judge presiding over the criminal case of apartheid-era cop Joao "Jan" Roderigues is furious over the delays that are halting proceedings.
Apartheid-era cop Joao "Jan" Roderigues has applied for leave to appeal a judgment by the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that dismissed his application for a permanent stay of prosecution.
The family of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol says the law must take its course - not only for him, but for many other activists who died at the hands of apartheid-era police officers.
Apartheid-era cop Joao "Jan" Rodrigues will know the outcome of his permanent stay of prosecution application, the National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed.
Apartheid-era cop Joao "Jan" Rodrigues will have to wait a little longer to find out whether his application for a stay of prosecution, in connection with the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, is successful.
Fighting to clear his name, apartheid era cop Joao Jan Rodrigues says he should benefit from amnesty former president Nelson Mandela granted, or an agreement reached at the highest level of government, that politically motivated crimes preceding 1994 would not be prosecuted.
A lawyer from the State Attorney's office has received a tongue lashing in his absence in the Gauteng High Court for his failure to attend court proceedings.
A daughter of apartheid-era policeman Joao "Jan" Roderigues, who will soon stand trial for the murder of apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, speaks to News24 about her role in alerting the Ahmed Timol Foundation to his whereabouts.
Former security branch policeman Joao Rodrigues's legal representative is expected to argue why he should not be prosecuted for the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol in 1971.
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