In South Africa, Killer of Anti-Apartheid Leader Gets Parole

May 29, 2015 12:39 PM

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A South African judge has granted parole to a man convicted for the 1993 assassination of Chris Hani, a leading opponent of the white minority rule at the time.

Justice Department spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga said Clive Derby-Lewis was granted medical parole on Friday. Mhaga says Derby-Lewis, 79, has cancer.

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