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Timol investigation to be finalised by end of year - Hawks

2017-10-25 12:46

The Hawks have confirmed that they have started a murder investigation after a judge ruled that anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, who died in police custody 46 years ago, was killed and did not commit suicide.

We still suffer from apartheid's lack of accountability

2017-10-13 08:42

We are seeing the re-emergence of a new version of “no one to blame”. You can be found to have violated the Constitution, but you can easily apologise for causing “frustration”, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

#TimolInquest: Great victory for the nation - Nkosinathi Biko

2017-10-12 20:45

A number of role players in the Ahmed Timol matter say that the ruling that the anti-apartheid activist died at the hands of security branch police is justice not only for the Timol family, but the country as well.

Families battle to uncover apartheid truth

2017-10-09 12:16

Time is running out for 95-year-old Phillip Mabelane. For 40 years he has waited to discover the truth of how his son died at the hands of police during the apartheid era.

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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NPA to open dockets against those implicated in Timol murder cover-up

2017-10-24 23:13

The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that it will open three dockets against former security policemen, who gave evidence at the inquest of apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's death, for perjury.

Timol judgment brings closure to family

2017-10-12 22:36

Judge Billy Mothle's ruling that anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol was murdered and had not taken his own life in 1971 has brought closure to the family.

Judgment in the #AhmedTimol inquest to be handed down

2017-10-12 07:01

After months of testimonies and deliberation, judgment in the Ahmed Timol inquest is expected to be handed down at the North Gauteng High Court.

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WATCH LIVE | Timol inquest: closing arguments

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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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.

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