Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has denied Janusz Walus’ parole. Walus was jailed for the assassination of former Secretary General of the South African Communist Party (SACP), Chris Hani, in 1993. Lamola announced his decision on the parole reconsideration of Walus as directed by the High Court in Pretoria. The court[…]
There were glaring contradictions in psychological reports about the remorse which Chris Hani’s killer, Janusz Walus, had and this led to Minister of Justice and Correctional Services to deny him parole – yet again. During a press conference in Tshwane on Wednesday, Masutha gave a detailed explanation. “The placement of[…]
Former South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani‘s killer Janusz Walus is expected to approach the high court in Pretoria for another attempt to get parole on Tuesday. Walus’ previous court application to be released on parole failed. He and his accomplice and former Conservative Party leader Clive Derby-Lewis were[…]
The South African Communist Party (SACP) wants Cape Town International Airport to be renamed after its late struggle icon Chris Hani. The Department of Transport and the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) have been hosting public meetings this week over changing the airport’s name. Earlier this week, tempers flared between[…]
The 25th anniversary of the assassination of South African Communist Party General Secretary Chris Hani, will be commemorated on Tuesday in different parts of the country. He was shot and killed on April 10, 1993 by Polish immigrant Janusz Walus with the help of former Conservative Party member Clive Derby-Lewis.[…]
Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus has not shown enough remorse for murdering the SACP leader, Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Friday. Giving reasons for his refusal to grant Walus parole, shortly after a media briefing in Pretoria, Masutha said paroling the convicted murderer would be pointless, as he “still[…]
Justice Minister Michael Masutha will on Friday announce his decision on whether or not Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus will be released on parole. Masutha has called a press briefing where he will announce his decision on Walus’ parole application. This follows a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in August[…]
OPINION by Shepi Mati & Zubeida Jaffer The last time MK Commissars took a strong stand in pointing out the enormous discontent in the ranks of the ANC was in the late sixties. This initiative led to the now famous Morogoro Conference in 1969 which redefined the way forward for[…]
The justice ministry would explore whether it has any grounds to appeal the High Court’s decision to grant Clive Derby-Lewis medical parole. He is serving a life imprisonment sentence after being jailed in connection to the 1993 murder of SA Communist Party leader, Chris Hani. “We note the judgement and[…]
The SA Communist Party expressed disappointment in the High Court in Pretoria’s decision on Friday to grant Clive Derby-Lewis medical parole. The SACP continued to call on Derby-Lewis to come clean about who hired him to kill their leader Chris Hani. “Let all South Africans never forget that Derby-Lewis was[…]
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