January 8th Statement & Ahmed Timol 50th Anniversary

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Selected extracts Below:

1.MILESTONES:

Other important anniversaries that we will mark this year include:

60 years since the formation of the people’s army, Umkhonto we Sizwe

60 years since Chief Albert Luthuli became the first African to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

50 years since the murder of Ahmed Timol in police detention      (TIMELINE HERE)

40 years since the assassination of human rights lawyer Griffiths Mxenge.

40 years since the Matola raid in Mozambique by the South African Defence Force, in which several ANC cadres and Mozambican citizens were killed.

4.7 Build social cohesion towards a non-racial and non-sexist society.

The task of nation-building requires that we attend to the outstanding matters of investigations, prosecutions and reparations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. This is important for the advancement of transitional justice both for the nation and the families of victims of apartheid era crimes

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