NATIONAL Judgment is set to be handed down at the Pietermaritzburg High Court in the reopened inquest into the death of Dr Hoosen Haffejee next week Wednesday. Haffejee was found hanging in his cell at Brighton Beach Police Station on 3 August 1977. The apartheid police alleged he had hanged[…]
By Aneeqa du Plessis After more than 53 years, the Haron family are now one-step closer to hearing the truth in their father’s death. This comes as closing arguments in Imam Abdullah Haron’s reopened inquest were wrapped up in the Cape High Court yesterday. The anti-apartheid activist was detained for[…]
The SACP says it will use the 30th anniversary of the murder of its General-Secretary Chris Hani today to call for an inquest into his death. The Communist Party leader was killed by a Polish immigrant Janusz Walus on this day in 1993. Walusz failed to get parole on four occasions. The[…]
LOCAL The youngest daughter of anti-apartheid activist Imam Abdullah Haron, who died in police detention in 1969, has wrapped up the testimony in the reopened inquest into his death. Fatiema Haron Masoet has asked the High Court in Cape Town to overturn the original inquest finding of 1970, that no one is[…]
By: Aneeqa du Plessis With week two of the inquest into the death of Imam Abdullah Haron set to begin at the Cape High Court today, daughter of the late Imam, Fatima Haron Masoet says the family expects full closure when proceedings wrap up later this week. This comes as[…]
As day five of the inquest into the death of Imam Abdullah Haron gets underway at the Cape High Court, Forensic Pathologist Dr Segaran Ramalu Naidu took to the stand to dispute the original cause of death purported by the apartheid’s state security was indeed false. According to Dr Naidu,[…]
LOCAL A forensic pathologist has told an inquest into the death of struggle cleric, Imam Abdullah Haron, that she’s identified several procedural irregularities in Haron’s post-mortem report in 1970. The reopened inquest is continuing at the High Court in Cape Town. Dr Itumeleng Molefe says the chronology of events leading up to Haron’s[…]
By: Aneeqa du Plessis Following an emotional first day of hearing evidence into the re-opening of the inquest into the untimely death of the late Imam Abdullah Haron, Human Rights Lawyer and Chair of the board of Foundation for Human Rights, Yasmin Soeker recounted the events of the day on[…]
The inquest into the death of anti-apartheid activist, Neil Aggett, will resume on Monday morning with more witnesses expected to give their testimonies. On Friday expert witness Sietze Albertse, who deals with fingerprint analysis, told the court about the challenges of collecting and recreating the scene in Aggett’s cell. Albertse[…]
By Tasneem Adams The family of the late Imam Abdullah Haron will reopen the inquest into their father’s death in 1969. The long-awaited decision follows the success of the Ahmed Timol inquest, in which reopened by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in 1996. Imam Haron died on September 27, 1969,[…]
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