Social Justice Coalition

 
Editorial: Inequality in Cape’s unsafety
Editorial: Inequality in Cape’s unsafety
The Western Cape, and Cape Town in particular, is often called the most unequal places in the country. Whitewashed mansions cut into mountain sides...
Equality court sets new policing precedent
Equality court sets new policing precedent
In what has been hailed a “groundbreaking judgment”, the Western Cape equality court has ruled that poverty constitutes grounds for unfair...
ConCourt judgment a step forward for activists, but Joburg still has ‘protest fees’
ConCourt judgment a step forward for activists, but Joburg still has ‘protest fees’
The debate on whether or not protests fees must be charged is happening in two places in the world: on the steps of the White House and in the City...
ConCourt judgment affirms right to protest without permission
ConCourt judgment affirms right to protest without permission
The Constitutional Court has ruled that the failure to give notice of a protest should not be made a criminal offence.
Protesters occupy City of Cape Town headquarters to demand land
Protesters occupy City of Cape Town headquarters to demand land
On a mattress decorated with tiny South African flags, a baby girl is bundled tightly against the rain and cold that envelopes Cape Town. Her...
Law enforcement battles Emsindweni residents as evictions increase
Law enforcement battles Emsindweni residents as evictions increase
In recent months, running battles have erupted between law enforcement and land occupiers in Khayelitsha who claim they have been illegally...
System of allocating police and staff sidelines black women, court told
System of allocating police and staff sidelines black women, court told
The current system of allocating police resources is discriminatory, the Western Cape High Court heard this week.
Activist Angy Peter found guilty of murder
Activist Angy Peter found guilty of murder
They will remain in custody until November 24, unless defence lawyers present exceptional circumstances to the judge justifying the granting...
Khayelitsha commission: Bishop pleads for visible policing
Khayelitsha commission: Bishop pleads for visible policing
More police visibility in Khayelitsha will reduce high crime levels, a clergyman told a commission of inquiry investigating alleged police inaction...
Khayelitsha commission shown 'field of death'
Khayelitsha commission shown 'field of death'
The "field of death" was one of Cape Town's crime hotspots the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry was shown...
Peter arrested again for alleged kidnapping
Peter arrested again for alleged kidnapping
Peter's colleagues and residents in the crime-ridden area are adamant the 32-year-old is being targeted because of her involvement in...
Khayelitsha violence: Police accused of attacking teens
Khayelitsha violence: Police accused of attacking teens
'Just hang on, residents are attacking a man in front of my eyes. Can you phone back in a few minutes?" a Social Justice Coalition member,...

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