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Anton’s killing was a war crime, says wife of photojournalist Hammerl

His family is trying to locate his remains and launch a probe into his death in Libya

A decade after SA photojournalist Anton Hammerl was killed in Libya, his widow, Penny Sukhraj-Hammerl, says 10 years is too long to live without answers.

Hammerl’s widow has now asked the Special Procedures of the UN Human Rights Council to take action.

“We trusted the governments involved to help us bring Anton home and to investigate his death, and none of that has happened. The legal team and I believe that Anton’s killing and disappearance are war crimes; they constitute violations of what we believe was Anton’s right to life and mine and my family’s fundamental right to know his fate,” she said...

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