HANGBERG

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Cops killed Hout Bay fisherman, witnesses say

Durick van Blerk has been missing since 11 August

By Kimon de Greef - 27 August 2018
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Cops probed over missing fisherman

Police watchdog opens cases of attempted murder

By Kimon de Greef - 16 August 2018
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Hout Bay protest turns violent after poaching death

Hangberg residents accuse law enforcement of shooting Durick van Blerk

By Kimon de Greef - 12 August 2018
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Fishers march into government offices

Call for crayfish quotas to be allocated to nearshore fishers and not large commercial fisheries

By Yann Macherez - 22 September 2017
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Hout Bay residents call for solidarity with Hangberg

Solemn protest on International Day of Peace demands housing and fishing rights

By Yann Macherez - 22 September 2017
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Fishing quotas killed Waylon, say Hawston residents

25-year-old drowned trying to learn to dive for abalone

By Steve Kretzmann - 20 September 2017
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Police confirm investigation into shooting of Ona Dubula

Teenager is recovering in hospital

By Nomfundo Xolo - 15 September 2017
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Mayhem in Hangberg after Deputy Minister of Police cancels imbizo

Construction vehicle burnt as residents and police clash

By Ashleigh Furlong, Nomfundo Xolo, Denise Patterson and Sune Payne - 14 September 2017
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Hout Bay shows how desperately we need good police leadership

Police commissioners’ silence following shooting of Ona Dubula is shameful

By GroundUp Editors - 14 September 2017
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IPID to investigate shooting of teenage boy

Case of attempted murder has been opened

By Ashleigh Furlong - 14 September 2017
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A history of violence: police action in Hout Bay

Fourteen-year-old boy has surgery to remove rubber bullet

By Ashleigh Furlong, Kimon de Greef, Mary-Anne Gontsana and Ashraf Hendricks - 13 September 2017
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In photos: Hangberg erupts over fishing rights

Rubber bullets, petrol bombs, flares and tear gas fill the air as protest escalates

By Ashraf Hendricks - 13 September 2017
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Tracking down the teenager shot in the mouth by police

Rubber bullets broke his ribs and smashed his tongue

By Kimon de Greef - 13 September 2017
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Police shoot child in mouth

Hout Bay residents protest against shrinking lobster quotas

By Kimon de Greef - 12 September 2017
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Hangberg residents protest for better living conditions

Demonstration started when community learnt that about R100 million was being spent on nearby informal settlement

Text by Sune Payne. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 18 August 2017