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Chris Hani's killer Clive Derby-Lewis dies

The man convicted of killing of former South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Chris Hani, Clive Derby-Lewis has died.

Hani was murdered in 1993 and Derby-Lewis was sentenced to life in prison for supplying the firearm that was used to kill the SACP leader.

Derby-Lewis was 80 years old and had suffered from terminal lung cancer.

He was granted medical parole on 29 May 2015 after several failed attempts.

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SACP, Hani family 'not surprised' by dismissal of State's Janusz Waluś appeal

SACP, Hani family 'not surprised' by dismissal of State's Janusz Waluś appeal

Judge Nicoline Janse van Nieuwenhuizen dismissed the State's application for leave to appeal the parole of Chris Hani’s killer.

Walus parole appeal ruling is now set for Thursday

Walus parole appeal ruling is now set for Thursday

The High Court has decided to give its ruling on the parole appeal of Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus, on Thurday.

 Hani's political status should not affect Waluś parole appeal, says law expert

Hani's political status should not affect Waluś parole appeal, says law expert

The department will hear if it will be granted leave to appeal a high court judgment freeing Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus.

SACP protests against Janusz Waluś release outside Kgosi Mampuru

SACP protests against Janusz Waluś release outside Kgosi Mampuru

The South African Communist Party has also condemned comments made by the High Court judge who granted the controversial parole.

SACP welcomes appeal to challenge Janusz Waluś release

SACP welcomes appeal to challenge Janusz Waluś release

Justice Minister Michael Masutha feels the court erred in its judgment in granting Janusz Walus parole and the SACP agrees.

Walus and Derby-Lewis tried to plunge SA into civil war, says Ray Hartley

Walus and Derby-Lewis tried to plunge SA into civil war, says Ray Hartley

South Africa was on the brink of change when the assassination of ANC leader Chris Hani almost plunged the country into war.

Why did Chris Hani's killer get parole?

Why did Chris Hani's killer get parole?

Janusz Walus's lawyer Julian Knight explains his argument to the court which lead to Chris Hani's killer being granted parole.

It's a very sad day in South Africa, says Limpho Hani of Janusz Walus release

It's a very sad day in South Africa, says Limpho Hani of Janusz Walus release

Limpho Hani and the SACP are deeply disappointment at the court's ruling to release Chris Hani's murderer Janusz Walus on parole.

Clive Derby-Lewis granted medical parole

Clive Derby-Lewis granted medical parole

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Derby-Lewis revisiting medical parole application

Derby-Lewis revisiting medical parole application

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