An apartheid wound that has yet to be cleansed

No-one has ever been prosecuted for the killing of the Cradock Four 36 years ago, writes David Forbes

27 June 2021 - 00:00 By David Forbes

June 27 1985 was a dark apartheid winter's night. Vrek koud. Four men sped east on the N2 highway, escaping the then Port Elizabeth after a clandestine meeting.

The road was nice and quiet by 9.30pm. Like a restless spirit, sea fog eddied across the piled concrete dolosse, then hazed the yellow street lights of Bluewater Bay...

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