POLICING

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Langa residents march to police station on Saturday night

“If you go to the police station after midnight, you will find it closed”

By Ella Ndongeni - 8 April 2019
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City ordered to compensate homeless for destruction of their possessions

Court found Johannesburg Metro police violated homeless people’s constitutional rights to dignity and privacy

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 8 April 2019
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State drops sloppy attempt at ‘SLAPP’ suit

Charges dropped against prominent public interest lawyer Richard Spoor

By John Yeld - 28 March 2019
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Living just metres from a railway line

Small community says they are terrorised by criminals and police

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 28 March 2019
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Hundreds arrested in PRASA crackdown

Western Cape Regional Manager says copper theft has reached unprecedented levels

By Tariro Washinyira - 27 March 2019
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Residents burn down Alra Park police station

Claims of race discrimination in housing allocation

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 25 March 2019
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Pietermaritzburg community gripped by fear as witnesses and police are murdered

“These murders are done by people who are known”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 March 2019
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Police officers march to Parliament

Protesters say they have been overlooked for promotions

By Ashraf Hendricks - 19 March 2019
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We’re afraid to leave our homes, Lavender Hill residents tell police minister

Bheki Cele did a walkabout of Lavender Hill on Friday

By Ashraf Hendricks - 8 March 2019
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PE residents want police station commander removed

Protesters allege corruption and incompetence at Motherwell SAPS

By Joseph Chirume - 1 March 2019
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It’s “war” on the Cape Flats

“We are living in fear” says Lentegeur Community Policing Forum chair

By Ashraf Hendricks - 27 February 2019
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“I want all my rapists to be arrested”

Rape survivor says the police have failed her time and again

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 20 February 2019
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Concern over high number of vigilante killings in PE

At least 13 people killed in past four months

By Joseph Chirume - 19 February 2019
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Police chalk up arrests with anti-gang units

But civil society tells Parliament that an untrained and under resourced police force is failing communities

By Thembela Ntongana - 13 February 2019
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Activist leader Axolile Notywala arrested

Residents of informal settlements demand sanitation in protest aimed at Mayor Dan Plato

By Thembela Ntongana - 31 January 2019

SAPS appeals police resources judgment

Social Justice Coalition says appeal will hurt vulnerable communities

By Lucas Nowicki - 24 January 2019