39 children died at the hands of police or in custody between April 2012 and March 2018 By Daneel Knoetze 39 children died at the hands of police or in custody between April 2012 and March 2018. Almost none of these cases have resulted in convictions. Can IPID, the police watchdog, overcome years of cover-up and dysfunction? Few criminal cases against the...
“The court will see who is lying and who is telling the truth” By Zoë Postman Land occupiers from Tswelopele Extension 8 in Tembisa, East of Johannesburg, are applying for an interdict at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to prevent the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) from evicting them. The 118 households want their demolished homes rebuilt and to be compensated...
SJC general secretary is being prosecuted for contravening the Regulation of Gatherings Act By Thembela Ntongana The case against Social Justice Coalition (SJC) general secretary Axolile Notywala was postponed to 25 March in the Cape Town Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. Notywala was arrested on 31 January outside the Cape Town Civic Centre where SJC and a number of residents, who had occupied City-owned land, were...