Municipal police accused of xenophobic attack

Immigrants running hair salons in Pietermaritzburg say they were assaulted even though they are operating legally


31 July 2018

Study uncovers brutal policing of sex work

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


23 March 2018

Milnerton police beat us up for no reason, say two Dunoon residents

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


23 January 2018

Police unit probes shooting of Hout Bay teenager

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


19 January 2018

IPID fails shack dweller after police shooting

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


10 November 2017

Anger at Khayelitsha dialogue over police brutality

“Where are these human rights you speak of?”


29 September 2017

Ona Dubula returns home

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


19 September 2017

IPID to investigate shooting of teenage boy

Case of attempted murder has been opened


14 September 2017

In photos: Hangberg erupts over fishing rights

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


13 September 2017

Police allegedly beat man from Congo to death

IPID refers case to Director of Public Prosecutions


21 February 2017

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”


26 October 2016

Khayelitsha residents urged to report police brutality

IPID trying to resolve backlog of complaints, meeting told


30 September 2016

Mother of injured 10-year-old boy lays complaint against police

Sikhumbuzo Soni was shot in the mouth during protests in Pietermaritzburg


12 September 2016

Hout Bay man is living with a rubber bullet in his head

Delon Egypt is one of 14 suing police for damages


6 September 2016

Homeless in city ask society to change its ways

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


27 July 2016

Two years later, still no action on police assault

Witnesses yet to be interviewed


26 July 2016