CRIME

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Women from shelters picket as Ramaphosa speaks

Movement calls for more funding for shelters for survivors of abuse

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 18 September 2019
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Silent march against violence at the University of Johannesburg

Marchers demand better security for students

By Gaby Ndongo - 17 September 2019
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“God take their penises away”

Kraaifontein women march in protest against violence against women

By Vincent Lali - 16 September 2019
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Students block University of Zululand campus

Attack on student triggers demand for better security

By Musa Binda - 16 September 2019
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Firefighters paint their faces black and blue

PE firefighters join the move against violence against women

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 September 2019
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I can’t even let someone hold my kids on their lap, says rape survivor

Mother tells of successive rapes when she was a child

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 9 September 2019
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“I was raped by someone who belonged to my church at the age of 15”

Athlone residents speak out against violence against women

By Tariro Washinyira - 6 September 2019
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Uitenhage taxi drivers join protests against crimes against women

“Not in our taxi rank, not in our taxis, not in our homes, and not in our names”

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 4 September 2019
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Khayelitsha residents dig “grave” for man accused of killing Uyinene Mrwetyana

Murder accused’s house torched

By Velani Ludidi - 4 September 2019
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Anger at UCT vice-chancellor over campus safety

Students say the university is not doing enough to protect them

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 3 September 2019
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Langa councillor’s home petrol-bombed

Police are investigating cases of arson, attempted murder and public violence

By Vincent Lali - 2 September 2019
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Hundreds protest in Booysens Park to be moved to “safer areas”

Resident of Vastrap informal settlement have previously expressed their unhappiness with high crime rates in the area

By Joseph Chirume - 28 August 2019
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Protesters demand Western Cape crime summit

Threats of “a national protest and a possible tax revolt” if government does not respond

By Ashraf Hendricks - 27 August 2019
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Unions march against crime in Motherwell

“Residents are only quick to blow whistles when they want to protest, but fail to blow the same whistle when they see criminals” says police colonel

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 August 2019
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Murderers of Bangladeshi shop owners in Newcastle convicted

Immigrant shop owners welcome life sentences for murderers of Mosharaf Hosain and Limor Mir

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 20 August 2019
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Commuters left stranded by Metrorail in Cape Town

“Every day when I arrive at work I am already exhausted because of the shoving and standing inside the overcrowded trains.”

By Tariro Washinyira - 19 August 2019