#ApartheidParole: De Kock gets parole, Derby-Lewis stays in jail

Two of South Africa’s most notorious political prisoners were up for parole on Friday. Apartheid police colonel Eugene de Kock was released, while Chris Hani’s killer, Clive Deby-Lewis, was denied medical parole. RA’EESA PATHER rounds up the reactions that followed.

– Featured image. Jann Turner with Eugene de Kock at the TRC headquarters in 1997. By George Hallett via Wikimedia Commons.