This week’s looting under the guise of protests may not be a true reflection of us, but are a harbinger of a world to come
Militias have increased in numbers and strength, and now outnumber state security forces by four to one
Protests are not a new phenomenon in the country, but the violence is
The road to a participatory democracy is being obscured by the easy use of violence by all parties in South Africa.
This figure excludes the socioeconomic costs to the entire university community.
An escalation of intelligence-led operations and a wish to use military weapons give insight into increasingly violent strategies of the SAPS.
There is not a significant amount of empirical research data that shows the link between violent protest and emotional trauma.
"The leadership says it hears your plea. We resolve problems through engagements," Ramokgopa told party members at a community hall in Atteridgeville.
Twenty buses were set alight and roads blocked as protests around the Tshwane region turned ugly on Monday night.
Policy decisions such as public policing are based on misinterpreted data, skewing budget allocations.
SABC’s new policies restricting protest coverage have harmful effects on the broadcaster and SABC viewers, say civil society organisations.
Ra’eesa Pather narrows down the policies, regulations and statements from Motsoeneng that have left South Africans seriously side-eyeing the SABC.
Minister Faith Muthambi has welcomed the controversial decision taken by the SABC to ban coverage of violent protests from their channels.
Residents who were evicted in Khayelitsha say EFF members began lootings in the area, but the EFF denies this, blaming the Ses’Khona movement.
Four years after the riots of 2010, Hangberg is on the edge of rebellion after the arrest of a resident. A local leader warns of impending bloodshed.
It took the sheer presence of police Nyalas to smash apart groups of furious protesters who took over the streets of Newclare yesterday.
It’s common knowledge that police are only allowed to use force as an absolute last resort when managing protests, but what exactly does the law say?
Deliberate political decisions have been taken to move South Africa towards repression, writes Jane Duncan.
The DA march for "real jobs" was cut short for fears of violent clashes with the crowds of ANC members gathered to "defend" their turf.
Chile’s riot police have fired water cannons and hurled tear gas at protesters in downtown Santiago.
The M&G’s Phillip de Wet takes us through the possible consequences of the DA’s violent march to Cosatu House.
A woman was killed on Friday when Madagascan security forces broke up a demonstration in support of ousted president Marc Ravalomanana.
An investigation into police action during a protest at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria is under way, it was reported on Friday.
ANCYL leader Julius Malema criticised Education Minister Naledi Pandor on Wednesday for not taking action on the TUT salary dispute.
Antananarivo was deserted on Thursday as residents heeded a call by the city’s mayor to turn it into a ghost town following anti-government protests.
Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis began emergency talks on Tuesday on ways to halt rioting that is threatening the country’ government.
Buses and taxis were stoned by residents of Motherwell near Port Elizabeth on Wednesday, Eastern Cape police said.
There could be no justification for violent protests by metro police officers, Gauteng community safety minister Firoz Cachalia said on Thursday.
After years of bloody violence, the United Democratic Front and Inkatha have issued an historic statement agreeing to ”stop the killing”.