WJP wrongful conviction case featured on Voice of America

Fusi Mofokeng and Tshokolo Mokoeng (Photo: Wits Justice Project)

Fusi Mofokeng and Tshokolo Mokoena (Photo: Wits Justice Project)

Fusi Mofokeng and Tshokolo Mokoena spent 19 years in jail for a crime they say they did not commit, and for which there appears to be little  evidence.

Award-winning Wits Justice Project senior journalist Ruth Hopkins brought their case to public attention through her article “Freed but not liberated”, which appeared in the City Press in 2012.

Now Mofokeng and Mokoena’s story has been brought to an international audience by Anita Powell of the Voice of America.

Read Powell’s story about the two men, who are still fighting to have their records cleared.

Listen to Powell’s moving radio piece, which features interviews with Ruth Hopkins and Mofokeng and Mokoena.

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