n South African Journal of Criminal Justice - International criminal law : recent cases

Volume 26, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1011-8527
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2118



In , case number (485/2012 [2013] ZASCA 168 (27 November 2013), the Supreme Court of Appeal unanimously rejected an appeal by the Police and the National Prosecution Agency (NPA) in the so-called 'Torture Docket case'. The appeal concerned the decision by Fabricius J in the High Court to set aside the decision of the South African Police Service ('SAPS') and the NPA not to investigate alleged crimes against humanity committed in Zimbabwe in 2007.

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