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...
Hard-hitting films at Encounters festival

Hard-hitting films at Encounters festival

SOURCING documentaries for this year’s Encounters Film Festival, new festival director Darryl Els was encouraged by people saying to him: “You should really watch this. It’s an Encounters film.” He really liked that there was this buy-in; this idea that creative and...
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,...