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Ramaphosa: We will find and prosecute July unrest masterminds

There is no place for the “masterminds” and “instigators” of the failed July 2021 “insurrection” to hide because the police will track down, arrest...

Fearmongering undermined police efforts amid July unrest, Cele says

Instigators took to social media to stoke fears among police officers, the police minister told the South African Human Rights Commission hearings on Monday

Cele: Police could have done more to stop July unrest from raging

The police minister said he received no formal crime intelligence briefings despite it being clear that the ‘dark clouds were gathering’

Government ‘unequivocally failed’ to protect citizens during July unrest — report

Ramaphosa’s dithering, as well as a failure by the country’s intelligence and police services, aided the two-week carnage

Army vets who responded to call for reserves during July unrest still unpaid

‘The whole operation ... was a process of confusion and a total lack of command ... and control’

Hearings into July unrest expose dismal state of security cluster

As the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) concludes its first leg of the inquiry into the July unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, the...

‘We saw dark clouds gathering’, Cele tells HRC about July unrest

The police minister told the Human Rights Commission the president instructed him to avoid violence in response to Jacob Zuma’s pending arrest as far as legally possible

Police were left dangling during July unrest, KZN top cop tells SAHRC

Whoever organised the unrest in response to the pending arrest of Jacob Zuma was responsible for the lethal violence that followed, the KZN police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi said.

Police intelligence surprised by July unrest ‘modus operandi’

Minister of police only receives information from national commissioner that relates to him, commission hears

Government relied on social media and mainstream media for updates on July unrest, says KwaZulu-Natal premier

Sihle Zikalala told the South African Human Rights Commission that the July unrest was the most destructive protest in the country's history

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula ‘very confused’ at lack of police intel during July unrest

Former defence minister says top KwaZulu-Natal cop was reluctant to share information with her

July unrest was designed to overwhelm police: Sitole

The suspended national police commissioner told the SAHRC it was the first time the country had seen unrest that began at a level aimed at debilitating the police’s available resources

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