POLICE BRUTALITY

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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
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Man stuck with R98,000 hospital bill after police shooting

Investigation into 2005 incident still incomplete

By Tariro Washinyira - 8 July 2016
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No justice for Patrick Sobutyu two years after he was shot by police

Neither IPID nor SAPS has finished investigation

By Ashleigh Furlong - 1 July 2016
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Student wants answers following alleged police assault

Unclear if proper investigation has taken place

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 27 May 2016
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Man taken to court after he films alleged police brutality

Saps watchdog recommends prosecution of constable

By Naib Mian - 18 May 2016
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Police watchdogs are “outright liars”

No evidence of IPID investigation into assaults witnessed by Eduard Grebe

By Naib Mian - 13 April 2016
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1960s pass law protests commemorated in city

Symbolic march led by Philip Kgosana

By Unathi Tuta - 30 March 2016