Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation

 
ANC fingered in violent protests
ANC fingered in violent protests
Divisions at the local level of the ANC are among the chief factors fuelling service delivery protests, according to a new report on violent...
No answers to violent crime
No answers to violent crime
A three-year-old girl, Willemien Potgieter, was murdered with her mother and father on a farm near Lindley in the Free State on December 1 last...
Why South Africa is so violent
Why South Africa is so violent
Violent crime is deeply ingrained in the social fabric of the country and cannot simply be solved through the criminal justice system. This is...
Murderers on list of prisoners up for pardon
Murderers on list of prisoners up for pardon
Convicted criminals being considered for possible release from prison by President Jacob Zuma under a special dispensation for political offenders...
Death between friends
Death between friends
The police should move their attention from wealthier "high crime areas" to poorer areas, where priority should be given to fighting violence among...
Study highlights surge in police-corruption complaints
Study highlights surge in police-corruption complaints
Corruption-related complaints about the South African Police Service (SAPS) surged dramatically after its Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) was shut down...
NGO: Include apartheid-era survivors in investigations
NGO: Include apartheid-era survivors in investigations
Survivors of apartheid-era crimes should be involved in investigating those abuses, a non-governmental body proposed on Tuesday.
Probe into violent crime on track, says minister
Probe into violent crime on track, says minister
Efforts to determine why crime in South Africa is often accompanied by excessive violence will soon bear fruit, Safety and Security Minister...
Cabinet expects report on violence before December
Cabinet expects report on violence before December
An interim report on crime-related violence is expected to be handed to the government before the end of the year, Safety and Security Minister...
Firearms 'have completely changed the face of crime'
Firearms 'have completely changed the face of crime'
Not only are robbers hitting more houses, they now prefer to strike when residents are at home, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) said on...
'SA needs to respect justice and the law'
'SA needs to respect justice and the law'
Crime and violence are a way of life in South Africa and, according to David Bruce of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation,...

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