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...
Ashley Kriel film to debut at US fest

Ashley Kriel film to debut at US fest

Source: IOL Cape Town – Twenty-nine years ago Ashely Kriel was killed by apartheid police, and now a documentary by a local filmmaker hopes to bring back the memory of the young fighter. Nadine Cloete directed the film, Action Komandant, that will be making its...
City Press – Murder most foul?

City Press – Murder most foul?

Nearly 30 years after his death at a bloodied house in Cape Town’s Athlone, the Hawks have reopened the cold case file into how struggle hero Ashley Kriel died at the hands of apartheid police torturer Jeffrey Benzien. In 1999, Benzien was granted full amnesty for...
Hawks reopen Ashley Kriel case

Hawks reopen Ashley Kriel case

Cape Town – Ashley Kriel’s family shed tears of joy when they were informed that the Hawks were reopening the investigation into the young uMkhonto we Sizwe guerrilla’s death, after evidence strongly suggesting he was murdered came to light. Brigadier Hangwani...
Kriel’s family wants case to be re-opened

Kriel’s family wants case to be re-opened

Cape Town – The family of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) guerrilla, Ashley Kriel, is prepared to take the photographic evidence presented by forensic investigator, Dr David Klatzow, to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) for possible prosecution. Kriel’s sisters,...