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Ignore male victims at society’s peril
Ignore male victims at society’s peril
The rape and murder of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana has resulted in renewed calls to urgently address violence against...
​Slight changes but no end in sight for violent crime in South Africa
​Slight changes but no end in sight for violent crime in South Africa
“These statistics are not very rosy,” Police Minister Bheki Cele warned before he began presenting the 2019 annual crime statistics.
Central African Republic: The parable of the 11 stolen motorcycles
Central African Republic: The parable of the 11 stolen motorcycles
In 2015, in a vicious round of riots in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), Sylvestre Dothe’s house was burned to the ground. He...
Justice cluster details crime busting plan, insists unrest is not xenophobic
Justice cluster details crime busting plan, insists unrest is not xenophobic
Cabinet’s security cluster has detailed its plans to deal with gender-based violence and ongoing xenophobic protests targeting migrants from...
A new narrative could tackle anti-migrant crisis
A new narrative could tackle anti-migrant crisis
African migrants have once again been
By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you’re practically a refugee yourself
By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you’re practically a refugee yourself
Some of the nicest people I know are saying of the xenophobic attacks, “Violence is not the answer, but…” This sympathy for perpetrators is even coming from foreign nationals....
Prejudice against immigrants cuts across class and race
Prejudice against immigrants cuts across class and race
The most common solution believed by South Africans to deal with xenophobia is to expel immigrants, research by the Human Sciences Research Council...
Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault
Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault
Late one Sunday evening, Julia* was sleeping in her bed when suddenly she was woken by screams of “Police! Police!” outside. She heard a knock...
The art of flouting security
The art of flouting security
The Gauteng department of education has ticked all the boxes in terms of security for its schools, teachers and pupils. Yet, despite many...
We become fakes when we wear fakes
We become fakes when we wear fakes
In an appallingly tragic incident, a Johannesburg man was shot dead last week for his Rolex. A Rolex that turned out to be fake.
Khayelitsha’s people are still in the dangerous dark
Khayelitsha’s people are still in the dangerous dark
Five years after a commission of inquiry into policing issued recommendations on how to make the Cape Flats township safer, Lester...

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