ANC-lawyer tries to keep terminally ill Derby-Lewis in jail

Justice Minister Michael Masutha acted in accordance with the law when he denied terminally-ill Clive Derby-Lewis parole, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Monday.

“We submit that the decision by the first respondent [Justice Minister Michael Masutha] was a … Read the rest

SACP wants amnesty denied to Derby-Lewis

Derby-Lewis and Walus
Derby-Lewis and Walus

At the past weekend the SACP in Gauteng marched to the Kgosi Mampuru correctional facility, handing over a memorandum to the Department of Correctional Services with demands including that any parole application by Hani’s killers, Clive Derby-Lewis … Read the rest

Media invited to Free Clive Derby-Lewis protest on 12 April

freecliveThe organisers of the Free Clive Derby-Lewis protest invite the media to attend their event at 09h00 on Saturday 12 April at Church Square in the centre of Pretoria.

Apart from celebrity activist Steve Hofmeyr, a number of political parties … Read the rest

Waterkloof 4 – Exploring the trial

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Most of us are aware of the ongoing saga of the Waterkloof 4 (Tiedt, van Schalkwyk, Becker & Du Preez), four underage white boys convicted of having assaulted and killed a homeless … Read the rest

Former gang leader Staggie offered cleaning job

Rashied Staggie
Rashied Staggie

Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie, 57, who is currently on day parole, will be employed as a general cleaner at a Belville office from Thursday, Beeld reported.

Staggie was sentenced in 2003 to 15 years in … Read the rest

Paroled Waterkloof 2 ordered back to prison

Reinach Tiedt and Gert van Schalkwyk
Reinach Tiedt and Gert van Schalkwyk

Two of the so-called “Waterkloof Four” who were released from prison under correctional supervision 18 months ago have been ordered back to prison, Beeld reported on Thursday.

Three judges in the High Court in … Read the rest