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Apartheid-era crimes | Justice delayed, justice denied say the families of apartheid crime victims

Jun 29, 2021

The Apartheid-era Victims Family Group (AVFG) has welcomed a decision by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Directorate for Priority Crimes to collaborate efforts in the investigation and prosecution of apartheid-era crimes. This follows the recent decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal to refuse former apartheid policeman, Joao Rodrigues’ application for a stay of prosecution for his role in the murder of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol. This means Rodrigues will finally stand trial for Timol’s murder, nearly 50 years since it happened. The families have, however, expressed disappointment that it took the SCA’s decision for the law enforcement agencies to finally act…For more, we are now joined by Imtiaz Cajee – nephew to former anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol. For more news, visit and also #SABCNews #Coronavirus #COVID19News on Social Media.