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South Africa: Judge dismisses bid to block release of Polish immigrant who killed anti-apartheid hero'

Janusz Walus testifies at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearing at Pretoria City Hall in this August 20, 1997. File photo©ReutersA South African judge on Thursday dismissed a request by the justice minister to block the release from prison of the killer of anti-apartheid campaigner Chris Hani, the latest twist in a saga that has revived memories of the country's liberation struggle.

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Canalise and Control, a South African legacy

Chris Hani was a leading figure in the anti-apartheid struggle. Photo©SABCSouth African author Heinrich Bohmke revisits life in South Africa after the assassination of Chris Hani, a leading figure in the anti-apartheid struggle. He also talks about the armed struggle response by Mandela and the ensuing crackdown. Aside from its lackluster legacy, the struggle also left a number of unanswered questions.

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