Ashley Kriel: The struggle of memory against forgetting

Ashley Kriel: The struggle of memory against forgetting

By Marelise van der Merwe.  Article from Daily Maverick Twenty-nine years ago, Ashley Kriel was killed by apartheid security forces. Earlier this year, the Hawks announced they would be reopening the investigation. For the family, it may just be the closure they have...

Award-winning film gets warm reception in Durban

This is the description given to the subject of locally produced film, Action Kommandant. The film, which is currently screening at the Durban International Film Festival, follows the life of anti-apartheid activist Ashley Kriel who died at the age of 20 in 1987. The...
We, as whites, honestly don’t have a clue

We, as whites, honestly don’t have a clue

Being part of the community that came together to honour Ashley Kriel was a humbling experience, writes Danny Oosthuizen. Cape Town – Ashley Kriel… child, brother, friend. Freedom fighter. Gone too soon… But through the film Action Kommandant,...
SABC News interview on Action Kommandt

SABC News interview on Action Kommandt

July 9 this year marks 29 years of South Africa’s anti-apartheid Freedom Fighter, Ashley Kriel’s death. Kriel was 20 years old when he was murdered in Cape Town in 1987. His life has been documented in the documentary, titled “Action Kommandt: The...