Here’s how the common purpose rule now applies to gang rape

“The court must not be implicated in perpetuating patriarchy and rape culture”

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 17 December 2019
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Chinese Association heads to court over ‘hate speech’ comments on Facebook

Equality Court hears history of discrimination against Chinese people in South Africa

By Safura Abdool Karim - 12 December 2019
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Call for JSE to act on climate change

Extinction Rebellion pours cold water on Black Friday

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 November 2019
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Dispute over electrification in Tembisa

Land occupiers say they are being excluded from the project

By Zoë Postman - 21 November 2019
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Asylum seeker appeals hospital decision to stop dialysis

Alem Bazabe Ereselo was deemed ineligible for a kidney transplant because of her refugee status

By Muchengeti Hwacha - 19 November 2019
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Inmate alleging torture at Leeuwkop disputes psychiatrist’s report

The court case will resume on 11 May 2020

By Zoë Postman - 15 November 2019
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Prisoner alleging torture at Leeuwkop sticks to his story under cross-examiniation

“What I’m telling the court today is what happened”

By Zoë Postman - 14 November 2019
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Former inmate tells court he thought of killing himself after prison beating

Xolani Zulu is one of five current and former inmates suing the state for alleged assault and torture

By Zoë Postman - 7 November 2019
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Prison inmate tells court about beating at Leeuwkop prison

Xolani Zulu is among five inmates suing Correctional Services

By Zoë Postman - 6 November 2019
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Ethiopian woman fights for dialysis

Fundraising campaign started to help her get treatment in the private sector

By Zoë Postman - 5 November 2019
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Court hears of alleged assault and torture of prisoners

Doctor testifies that injuries were severe

By Zoë Postman - 4 November 2019
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Douglasdale police accused of negligence by woman who was assaulted by her husband

Eight days in hospital but police “didn’t show concern”

By Madison Yauger - 1 November 2019
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Soweto’s girls and boys play competitive soccer together

“My teammates treat me with respect and dignity. I’ve never felt harassed or experienced any form of violence and abuse.”

By Mosa Damane - 24 October 2019
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Concourt rules apartheid intimidation legislation unconstitutional

1982 law criminalised free speech

By Zoë Postman - 22 October 2019
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Claiming the wasted opportunities in recycling

Pilot project in Brixton and Auckland Park brings informal waste pickers and residents together to benefit both

By Zoë Postman - 16 October 2019
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Court grants prisoner permission to use his laptop

Denying laptop infringed Mbalenhle Ntuli’s right to study, says judge

By Zoë Postman - 1 October 2019