The South Human Rights Commission has been criticised by MPs over its finding on the killing of Free State protester Andries Tatane.
The family of protester Andries Tatane is suing the police for compensation for his widow and two children.
The NPA says the prosecution was let down by unreliable witnesses, chiefly the two brought to identify the police officers seen assaulting Tatane.
The state will not appeal against the acquittal of seven police officers accused of killing protester Andries Tatane, the NPA has said.
The acquittal of all the police officers being tried for the murder of Andries Tatane should come as no surprise, writes Sipho Kings.
The Ficksburg Regional Court on Thursday acquitted all seven police officers accused of the death of local protester Andries Tatane.
Seven policemen accused of killing protester Andries Tatane are expected back in the Ficksburg Regional Court.
The seven police officers accused of killing protester Andries Tatane are expected to apply for the charges to be dropped.
Interest has waned in the slain activist, but anger about township neglect simmers on, writes Sipho Kings.
A snap survey of M&G readers shows that citizens are more likely to be fearful and suspicious of police officers than to regard them with trust.
The banana-state militarisation of the police has led to the menace culture that brought on the death of Mido Macia and others, writes Ronnie Kasrils.
The state had failed as prosecuting body in the trial of seven policemen accused of killing Ficksburg protester Andries Tatane.
The police's strategy of disclosing as little as possible had been wearing thin and it was off-camera events that took centre stage.
An officer testifying in the trial of seven others for the death of Andries Tatane has changed his testimony because he was fired, a court has heard.
SABC cameraman Filane Chomane has denied refusing to give police a statement on the events leading to Ficksburg protester Andries Tatane's death.
Police officers are now not allowed to use rubber bullets or shotguns on protesters after reports of excessive violence being used on demonstrators.
Andries Tatane's death focused our eyes on Ficksburg. But months later his community appears lost at the crossroads.
Police brutality has become more prevalent at service delivery protests in the past two years, the Independent Complaints Directorate said on Tuesday.
Information is fundamental to all human rights and the 'Secrecy Bill' defies the constitutional right to access to information.
Since the violent death of Andries Tatane at the hands of police the town has become a hotbed of political instability, writes Kwanele Sosibo.