Articles by David Doochin

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South Africa votes for UN gay rights position

Only three African countries support Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

By David Doochin - 22 November 2016
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Feasibility study for Tafelberg to be released tomorrow

"We have waited long enough" says activist

By David Doochin - 17 November 2016
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Gay rights groups strike back

SA’s support for Africa’s opposition at UN to gay rights watchdog brings local and international condemnation

By David Doochin - 11 November 2016
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Robertson winery workers agree to increase but continue strike

Workers have been on strike for 12 weeks

By David Doochin - 10 November 2016
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“Don’t just sit at home any longer” urges protester against state capture

Hundreds march from St George's Cathedral to NPA in Cape Town

By David Doochin - 2 November 2016
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Anatomy of a violent incident: the UCT library clash

Fight between students and security guards has polarised opinion

By David Doochin and Zoe Schaver - 28 October 2016
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Activist to get compensated following police assault

Ayanda Kota was beaten while in custody in Grahamstown police station

By David Doochin - 18 October 2016

UCT creche evacuated after anonymous threat

Caller stated that building is being watched

By David Doochin - 10 October 2016
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No lectures at CPUT, but UWC and UCT open

Protesting students disrupt some classes

By David Doochin, Ashleigh Furlong and Ashraf Hendricks - 4 October 2016
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Cape Town Opera in legal battle

Singers file Statement of Opposition in Labour Court

By David Doochin - 29 September 2016
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Women in Ruyterwacht help evicted and vulnerable

“This is a new South Africa, a South Africa for everybody, a South Africa of change, a South Africa to uplift our people. So what is happening here?”

By David Doochin - 23 September 2016
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Demand for more police for country’s murder capital

Nyanga Community Police Forum applies to join Equality Court case

By David Doochin - 20 September 2016
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Bromwell Street tenants chastise mayor

Tenants say Mayor Patricia de Lille has not fulfilled her promise to find a solution to their housing problem

By David Doochin - 15 September 2016

Cape Town community farm residents face eviction

21-year run of local 'eco-village' may be coming to an end soon

By Diana Mellow and David Doochin - 7 September 2016

Students close down fees commission hearing

UCT’s Max Price escorted away by police

By Zoe Schaver and David Doochin - 6 September 2016

University fees commission hears evidence in Cape Town

Students declare hearings a "farce"

By David Doochin and Zoe Schaver - 6 September 2016