POLICING

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

If poverty and Covid-19 don’t kill you a gunshot will, says PE protester

Residents are demanding better policing amid crime spike

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23 November 2020

New police bill fails to address chilling effect on freedom of assembly

Laws criminalising conduct connected with gatherings do not align with the Constitution

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20 November 2020

Is Shamila Batohi winning the battle to fix the NPA?

Results so far have been disappointing but there is hope

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3 November 2020

Nigerian protesters want Ramaphosa to help end SARS unrest

Human rights groups accuse the Nigerian police unit of extortion, harassment, torture, and murder

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30 October 2020

Human Rights Commission under fire for 7-month silence on sex worker death in custody

“Unfortunately democracy is only for certain people – not for sex workers” says activist

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28 October 2020

Police accused of shooting pregnant woman in her own yard

IPID is investigating the case

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28 October 2020

92 cases struck from court roll in three months due to police inefficiency

“Dockets are disappearing in different police stations. Cases are just disappearing off the roll”

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22 October 2020