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Thu Jun 30 06:57:40 SAST 2016

Deport Hani killer Walus back to Poland: ANC

Times LIVE | 10 March, 2016 13:11
April 1993: Protestors march through the streets after Chris Hani's assassination on 14 April 1993. Secretary-General of the South African Communist Party Martin Chris Hani was assassinated on 14 April 1993. Approximately 1.5 million people participated in the protests and marches that followed his assassination. In October 1993, Clive Derby-Lewis of the Conservative Party and a Polish immigrant, Janusz Walus, were found guilty for Hani's murder, and were sentenced to death.
Image by: Gallo Images/Media24 Newspaper Archives

The African National Congress (ANC) has responded to the High Court decision ordering the release of Chris Hani's murder, Janusz Walus, by calling for Walus to be deported to Poland.

"The African National Congress demands that Janusz Walus is immediately deported to his country of origin on his release; never to return to South Africa," ANC spokesman Zizi Kodwa said in its statement.

They further slammed the high court for deciding to release Walus a month before the party was due to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the killing.

"The court's decision to release him exactly a month before we commemorate the 23rd Anniversary of the assassination of this towering hero of our struggle is extremely insensitive," the party said.

"Walus' imminent release is a travesty of justice and a tragedy for the Hani family and all South Africans who believe in human rights and who held a firm belief in our right to fight for freedom," the party said.

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