Justice is fundamental in dealing with the effects of mass trauma
9 November 2017
Judge Billy Mothle concluded on 12 October 2017 in the Pretoria High Court that Ahmed Timol - who died after ‘falling’ from the 10th floor of John Vorster Square Police Station - was indeed murdered in 1971 by security branch personnel who first systematically tortured and then pushed him from the building to his death. The court overturned the findings of an inquest conducted at the time which concluded the death to be the result of suicide - a reflection of the great lengths to which the security branch went to cover their tracks and hide the truth.
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