Karen de Souza recalls shock after Walter Rodney’s death

When a bloodied Donald Rodney came to her house after the bomb blast that killed his brother Walter Rodney on June 13, 1980, he was in shock, human rights activist Karen de Souza testified yesterday.

Resuming her testimony before the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into Rodney’s death yesterday to complete her evidence, de Souza said she subsequently visited the scene of the blast then returned home and cleaned Donald Rodney’s wounds before WPA members came and took him away.

Even though PNCR attorney Basil Williams sought to probe why she never inquired from Donald Rodney what had  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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