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Chile’s riots the dance of the dispossessed

Protests are not a new phenomenon in the country, but the violence is

Editorial: Nation protests, but violence is no solution

The road to a participatory democracy is being obscured by the easy use of violence by all parties in South Africa.

#FeesMustFall cost 18 varsities more than R460m in damage to property alone

This figure excludes the socioeconomic costs to the entire university community.

The police ‘punish before they prosecute’ when it comes to public protests

An escalation of intelligence-led operations and a wish to use military weapons give insight into increasingly violent strategies of the SAPS.

The trauma caused by violent protests can be acute, but is largely ignored due to the less obvious and unintended consequences

There is not a significant amount of empirical research data that shows the link between violent protest and emotional trauma.

​ANC to go back to branches about mayoral nomination process – Tshwane mayor Ramokgopa

"The leadership says it hears your plea. We resolve problems through engagements," Ramokgopa told party members at a community hall in Atteridgeville.

ANC instigating Tshwane violence, says SACP

Twenty buses were set alight and roads blocked as protests around the Tshwane region turned ugly on Monday night.

New stats show that nine out of 11 protests a day are peaceful

Policy decisions such as public policing are based on misinterpreted data, skewing budget allocations.

What you hear may not be what you SABC

SABC's new policies restricting protest coverage have harmful effects on the broadcaster and SABC viewers, say civil society organisations.

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