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Chris Hani’s killer denied parole, again

Justice minister says granting parole would negate the severity ascribed to the murder by the court when the assassin was sentenced

Death penalty won’t stop sexual violence

It will take the end of patriarchy and an efficient justice system to jail more offenders

MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda

Proposed legislation imposes the death penalty for gay sex or ‘recruitment’. But love is not a crime

The death penalty won’t end gender-based violence

Our solutions to the epidemic of men murdering and raping women cannot be grounded in the same hyper-masculine violence they serve to address

Hanged by the state but icons to the youth

Chidhumo was Zim’s most notorious felon, so why has popular culture lionised him?

Mourners’ emotional vigil for victims of US synagogue attack

The assault on the 150-year-old congregation was the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in recent US history

Botswana hangs on to the death penalty

Most of Africa is abandoning the death penalty but Botswana — an affluent, landlocked, diamond-exporting state — is among the leading exceptions

Mob justice: ‘Yes, I would join in to protect my community’

The Daily Vox asked Jo'burgers what their thoughts are on vigilantism and whether the death penalty should be brought back

Africa must move away from the death penalty

Sudden surge in death sentences in Nigeria raises concern as unsafe convictions are common.

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