Latest articles on Andries Tatane

The police ‘punish before they prosecute’ when it comes to public protests

An escalation of intelligence-led operations and a wish to use military weapons give insight into increasingly violent strategies of the SAPS.

Human rights body under fire over Tatane finding

The South Human Rights Commission has been criticised by MPs over its finding on the killing of Free State protester Andries Tatane.

Tatane family suing police for compensation

The family of protester Andries Tatane is suing the police for compensation for his widow and two children.

Editorial: Andries Tatane outcome fails SA citizens

The NPA says the prosecution was let down by unreliable witnesses, chiefly the two brought to identify the police officers seen assaulting Tatane.

NPA won’t appeal police acquittal in Tatane case

The state will not appeal against the acquittal of seven police officers accused of killing protester Andries Tatane, the NPA has said.

Why cops accused of killing Tatane walked free

The acquittal of all the police officers being tried for the murder of Andries Tatane should come as no surprise, writes Sipho Kings.

Cops acquitted of Andries Tatane’s murder

The Ficksburg Regional Court on Thursday acquitted all seven police officers accused of the death of local protester Andries Tatane.

Andries Tatane accused back in court

Seven policemen accused of killing protester Andries Tatane are expected back in the Ficksburg Regional Court.

Tatane murder accused apply to have charges dropped

The seven police officers accused of killing protester Andries Tatane are expected to apply for the charges to be dropped.

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