hate crimes

 
Our progressive Constitution is not enough to protect LGBTQIA+ people
Our progressive Constitution is not enough to protect LGBTQIA+ people
May 17 marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. But how safe are members of the LGBTQIA+ community in South...
Death of a ‘nice, kind girl’ rocks a community
Death of a ‘nice, kind girl’ rocks a community
The small, tightknit community of Driftsands near the N2 in Cape Town has been all whispers and murmurs since the assassination-style killing of...
Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, says deputy police minister
Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, says deputy police minister
Khayelitsha resident Noluvuyo Swelindawo was not killed because she was lesbian, Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu said on Thursday.
Lesbian activist's murder puts spotlight on hate crime; shocking new statistics
Lesbian activist's murder puts spotlight on hate crime; shocking new statistics
"For the longest time, we just knew udaliwe [she was created the way she was].”
Hate speech is not a hate crime
Hate speech is not a hate crime
Activists have voiced concerns over the chilling effect the inclusion of hate speech provisions in the Hate Crimes Bill could have on freedom of...
Straight people, why do you hate us so much?
Straight people, why do you hate us so much?
In the early hours of January 20 2003, two men walked into a gay massage parlour in Sea Point, Cape Town, called Sizzlers. It was the kind of...
Hate campaign suits Islamic State's jihad agenda
Hate campaign suits Islamic State's jihad agenda
When a Muslim optician told me she was the victim of a hate crime, it was her flippancy that shocked me most. She was driving to work when a man...
[Video]Rape and murder in Ceres
[Video]Rape and murder in Ceres
A 21-year-old gay man, was raped, tortured and killed in front of a group of teens. Sonke Gender Justice speaks to David Olyn's friends and family.
Marikana, Mayfair and 'legitimate hate'
Marikana, Mayfair and 'legitimate hate'
These threats and attacks are not easily pinned on greedy capitalists, trigger-happy police or the racialised injustice that is apartheid's...
Three African migrants stabbed in Tel Aviv
Three African migrants stabbed in Tel Aviv
"All three people that were stabbed were taken to hospital with light to moderate injuries," police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld told...
[Slideshow]Hate crime in Kuruman
[Slideshow]Hate crime in Kuruman
In Kuruman a gay man was brutally murdered. The M&G travelled to the town to find out where this hate comes from.

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