POLICE BRUTALITY

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Study uncovers brutal policing of sex work

Civil society and the police have begun to work together to stop the abuse

By Ashleigh Furlong - 23 March 2018
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Milnerton police beat us up for no reason, say two Dunoon residents

Men lay charges of assault after being pepper-sprayed, punched and beaten

By Peter Luhanga - 23 January 2018
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Police unit probes shooting of Hout Bay teenager

Ona Dubula was shot in the mouth during a protest in September

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 19 January 2018
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IPID fails shack dweller after police shooting

Case of attempted murder opened three years after Patrick Sobutyu was shot

By Suné Payne - 10 November 2017
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Anger at Khayelitsha dialogue over police brutality

“Where are these human rights you speak of?”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 29 September 2017
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Ona Dubula returns home

Hangberg residents arrange transport: “It’s the least we could do”

By Kimon de Greef - 19 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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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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Police allegedly beat man from Congo to death

IPID refers case to Director of Public Prosecutions

By Bernard Chiguvare - 21 February 2017
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Civil society leader shot in the mouth with a rubber bullet at campus meeting

“The gathering was peaceful and no-one was causing any trouble”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 26 October 2016
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Khayelitsha residents urged to report police brutality

IPID trying to resolve backlog of complaints, meeting told

By Moses Mackay - 30 September 2016
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Mother of injured 10-year-old boy lays complaint against police

Sikhumbuzo Soni was shot in the mouth during protests in Pietermaritzburg

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 September 2016
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Hout Bay man is living with a rubber bullet in his head

Delon Egypt is one of 14 suing police for damages

By Thembela Ntongana - 6 September 2016
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Homeless in city ask society to change its ways

Nearly 300 “street people” have put their names to a list of demands

By Bernard Chiguvare - 27 July 2016
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Two years later, still no action on police assault

Witnesses yet to be interviewed

By Tariro Washinyira - 26 July 2016
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Abuse of sex workers by police rife

Women’s Legal Centre details hundreds of cases of rape, assault, harassment and unlawful arrest

By Ashleigh Furlong - 22 July 2016