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July 15, 2017

SACP 14th CONGRESS SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD CONFERRED POSTHUMOUSLY TO COMRADE AHMED TIMOL

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The Timol family is honoured to receive posthumously this award in memory of my Uncle, Comrade Ahmed Timol. We receive this award at a time when we are in the middle of the re-opening of the inquest into my Uncles death in security police custody 45 years ago at the John Vorster Square Police Station. The inquest continues on the 24th July 2017 at the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria. 

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July 03, 2017

Media Articles Build up to the Re-Opening of the Ahmed Timol Inquest

Media Articles Re-Opening of Ahmed Timol Inquest – 26th June 2017

Media Articles Re-Opening of Ahmed Timol Inquest – 27th June 2017

Media Articles Re-Opening of Ahmed Timol Inquest – 28th June 2017

Media Articles Re-Opening of Ahmed Timol Inquest – 29th June 2017

Media Articles Re-Opening of Ahmed Timol Inquest – 30th June 2017

Media Articles Re-Opening of Ahmed Timol Inquest – 1st July 2017

Sunday Times The Ghost of Room 1026 02 July 2017

June 30, 2017

The Ditsong Museum will be hosting the Ahmed Timol Exhibition: Wednesday, 05th July 2017; 18:00 for 18:30. 

RSVP at tebogo@ditsong.org.za; (012) 000 0010

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June 29, 2017

Dilshad Jhetam, Medical Student and former pupil of Ahmed Timol at the Roodepoort Indian High School testifies on Day 5 of the Re-Opening of the Ahmed Timol Inquest at the Johannesburg High Court, Room GC, ground floor.

Proceedings commence at 09:00.

All members of the public are invited to attend.

June 28, 2017

The Reopened Inquest of Ahmed Essop Timol.

Statement by: Mothle J

June 28, 2017

Day 4 of the Re-opening of the Ahmed Timol Inquest at the Johannesburg High Court , Room GC, ground floor continues with the testimony of Prof K.C Naik, teacher at the Roodepoort Indian High School with Ahmed Timol. He will be followed by Mohammad Timol (younger brother of Ahmed) who was in police detention and not allowed to attend his brothers funeral.

June 28, 2017

Adv George Bizos takes the stand on day 3 of the re-opening of the Ahmed Timol Inquest at the Johannesburg High Court , Room GC, ground floor. Proceedings commence at 10:00 and the public is welcome to attend the hearings.

June 27, 2017

Opening Address by Howard Varney at the Re-Opening of the Ahmed Timol Inquest  on Monday, 26 June 2017 at the Johannesburg High Court 

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June 27, 2017

Day 2 of the Re-opening of the Ahmed Timol Inquest continues on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 at 10:00 at the Johannesburg High Court , Room GC, ground floor. Proceedings continue with the testimony of Dr Saleem Essop, who was detained with Ahmed Timol on the 22nd October 1971.

An inspection in-loco will later be held at John Vorster Square Police Station (renamed Johannesburg Central Police Station). This is not open to the public.

June 25, 2017

Press statement 

25 June 2017 

Reopening of Timol inquest an important step to righting history 

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation welcomes the reopening of the inquest into the death of teacher and anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol. 

Monday, June 26, will see the case reopening before Judge Billy Mothle at the South Gauteng High Court. 

The inquest comes 45 years following Timol’s (30) death in police detention after he fell ten stories from a window at the notorious John Vorster Square Police Station, now called Johannesburg Central. Timol is but one of many struggle activists who lost their lives while in police custody during the apartheid era. 
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