police violence

 
Childish Gambino shows us America
Childish Gambino shows us America
It starts in a well-lit, empty hangar, with only a guitar placed on a chair. A man walks in, takes a seat and starts to strums the guitar. At first...
Editorial: Cops are shooting down democracy
Editorial: Cops are shooting down democracy
In the Western Cape, a child is shot in the mouth by a police officer. Horrifying images are repeated all over the internet.
Big drop in cop killings, but SA still relatively dangerous for cops
Big drop in cop killings, but SA still relatively dangerous for cops
South Africa remains a relatively dangerous country in which to serve as a police officer, despite a 52% drop in the rate of cop killings over the...
The weekly pop sack: A secret, a poser and a burnt Ntlemeza
The weekly pop sack: A secret, a poser and a burnt Ntlemeza
OPINION’Tis the season to be marching against our president — or to use protest action to salvage neoliberalism and to save free...
Web archives open up the truth about Marikana
Web archives open up the truth about Marikana
COMMENTThe report by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana massacre, released in June 2015, left South Africa with more...
​Police violence results from a lack of direction
​Police violence results from a lack of direction
POLICINGI see a few healthy spikes of the Nelson Mandela Bridge from my office window at the journalism school at the University of the...
Student leader shot in the back thirteen times
Student leader shot in the back thirteen times
University of Witwatersrand students abandoned a march to the ANC’s Luthuli House headquarters on Thursday when two of their leaders were...
​Sasco to ANC: Test free education
​Sasco to ANC: Test free education
A fresh set of demands to resolve the #FeesMustFall crisis was presented to Cabinet this week after a confidential meeting between the ANC’s...
​Universities’ security path ups the ante
​Universities’ security path ups the ante
COMMENT"Burn to be heard.” This chilling statement has been doing the rounds through word of mouth and social media on campuses in recent...
Protesters use the media, but they and the police turn on journalists
Protesters use the media, but they and the police turn on journalists
Attacks on journalists during protests are increasing and getting more violent every year.
​We’re a society steeped in violence
​We’re a society steeped in violence
I don’t know a lot about President Jacob Zuma’s brother, Michael. He has stayed out of the media spotlight more effectively than some of the...
Thousands take to US streets to protest police violence
Thousands take to US streets to protest police violence
Thousands took to the streets of US cities on Friday to denounce the fatal shooting by police of two black men this week, marching the day after a...

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