POLICE BRUTALITY

Municipal police accused of xenophobic attack

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

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31 July 2018

Study uncovers brutal policing of sex work

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

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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

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23 January 2018

Police unit probes shooting of Hout Bay teenager

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

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19 January 2018

IPID fails shack dweller after police shooting

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

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10 November 2017

Anger at Khayelitsha dialogue over police brutality

“Where are these human rights you speak of?”

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29 September 2017

Ona Dubula returns home

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

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19 September 2017

IPID to investigate shooting of teenage boy

Case of attempted murder has been opened

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14 September 2017

In photos: Hangberg erupts over fishing rights

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

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13 September 2017

Police allegedly beat man from Congo to death

IPID refers case to Director of Public Prosecutions

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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”

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26 October 2016

Khayelitsha residents urged to report police brutality

IPID trying to resolve backlog of complaints, meeting told

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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

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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

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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

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27 July 2016

Two years later, still no action on police assault

Witnesses yet to be interviewed

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26 July 2016