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The police could be spying on you

by: admin - 23 August 2017

The police could be spying on you

The South African Police could be spying on you, and you would have no idea. Social movement organisation Right 2 Know (R2K) have revealed that the South African Police Service (SAPS) are accessing thousands of people’s sensitive communications information every year. While the RICA law requires police to get the permission of a special judge,...

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Meet the young woman lobbying for a second police station in SA’s murder capital, Nyanga

by: Sabelo Mkhabela - 14 March 2017

Meet the young woman lobbying for a second police station in SA’s murder capital, Nyanga

“I’m not an activist,” says the soft-spoken Nelisa Ngqulana, as she sits on the couch of her living room in Fish Hoek. “I think of it as, if there’s an issue, I respond as an active citizen.” She may not consider herself an activist but her petition for a second police station in South Africa’s...

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Have the police failed Khayelitsha’s residents?

by: Sheilan Clarke - 21 August 2015

Have the police failed Khayelitsha’s residents?

There hasn’t been any progress in putting into action some of the recommendations forwarded by the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry. So we asked: What’s next in this on-going battle for effective policing in Khayelitsha and what’s it like being young and living in a notoriously violent community? March for justice Civil-society organisation, the Social Justice...

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“People kill people, guns don’t”

by: Sheilan Clarke - 14 November 2014

“People kill people, guns don’t”

What do 10-year-old Jaylin Scullard, 27-year-old Senzo Meyiwa and 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp have in common? All of them had their lives cut short due to gun violence. Scullard was playing in front of his house when he was shot dead. He is one of many children often caught in fatal crossfire between gangs in the Cape Flats....

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JUSTICE RIDDLED WITH ANGER?

by: Thandile Majivolo - 23 June 2014

JUSTICE RIDDLED WITH ANGER?

Burnt tyres, broken glass bottles and blood-covered rocks. Large groups of people all gathered around these three infamous weapons and a mutilated body is the focal point in this scene. The smell of burnt rubber, burning flesh and the sight of blood are the norm at these gatherings with crowds screaming and yelling,  anger in...

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Two opinions on Khuli Chana’s shooting by the cops

by: Buhle Mweli - 29 October 2013

Two opinions on Khuli Chana’s shooting by the cops

Were the cops justified in shooting at Khuli Chana? Live Magazine offers two different opinions

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