POLICING

IPID finds “no misconduct” in using a water cannon on SASSA beneficiaries

Western Cape legislature says IPID report “disgraceful”

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7 May 2021

Khayelitsha residents want to know exactly when they will get the police station they were promised

Land for the Makhaza police station was identified already in 2004

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16 April 2021

Ten years after Andries Tatane was killed, police misuse of rubber bullets is still unchecked

The cases we know about are likely far outnumbered by those we don’t

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13 April 2021

Cape Town’s Anti-Land Invasion Unit is unlawful, argues SAHRC

Demolition of structures and removal of land occupiers without a court order is unconstitutional, says advocate

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1 April 2021

A Mitchells Plain mother whose sons were murdered joins march against crime

“Our children’s blood is flooding the sea. It feels like there’s no way out for us.”

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15 March 2021

“It is a sin that South Africans can do this to their fellow Africans” says witness to Durban violence

But no evidence of the alleged killing of two immigrants in last week’s attack

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9 March 2021

Kariega police vehicles back on the road after a year

Ten vehicles that had minor faults have now been repaired

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8 March 2021

Still no answers to why police used a water cannon on people in a SASSA queue

Independent Police Investigative Directorate considering an investigation

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22 February 2021

Spaza owners protest after Port Elizabeth murders

“We cannot live like hunted animals”

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15 February 2021

Police accused of failing to act on complaints against SANDF

Lawyers for Human Rights to compel police to investigate string of alleged assaults and torture carried out by soldiers

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12 February 2021

Police negligence case before Constitutional Court

Rape survivor argues police did not investigate properly

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8 February 2021

Man burnt to death for stealing a cellphone

Second man in a month to be killed in mob justice in PE informal settlement

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3 February 2021

More than half the vehicles at a Uitenhage police station are not working

A burst tyre is enough to put a police vehicle out of action for over seven months

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3 February 2021

“Passport cops” blackmail immigrants

Police in central Johannesburg accused of extorting bribes and preying on women

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2 February 2021

Hawks’ ability to complain about political interference must be strengthened

Proposed changes to the law do not go far enough

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8 December 2020

Kirkwood erupts over vigilante violence

Youths accused of being gangsters take revenge on anti-crime forum members

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27 November 2020