Deadly police force timeline

2014-01-29 11:39

The injury and death of civilians at the hands of the police continue to make headlines. Have a look at this interactive timeline of police violence in SA.

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Outrage over protester killings

2014-01-14 17:59

The Council for the Advancement of the SA Constitution is outraged by the killing of two protesters allegedly by police in Mothutlung in Brits, North West.

Marikana cop 'pleaded for tolerance'

2013-08-22 23:11

North West deputy police commissioner William Mpembe pleaded with officers to be tolerant towards striking Marikana miners last year, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

No power to the people

2013-06-03 08:25

The people have spoken but no one is listening, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Tatane family suing police - report

2013-04-15 22:12

The family of protester Andries Tatane is suing the police for compensation for his widow and two children, a report says.

State not appealing Tatane ruling

2013-04-03 17:33

The State will not appeal against the acquittal of seven police officers accused of killing protester Andries Tatane, the National Prosecuting Authority say.

Tatane ruling 'sends wrong message'

2013-03-28 22:31

Opposition parties have voiced disappointment at the acquittal of the policemen accused of the murder of Andries Tatane, with the DA saying that it "sends the message that the police can act with impunity".

7 cops in Tatane case acquitted

2013-03-28 12:42

The Ficksburg Regional Court has acquitted all seven policemen accused of the death of local protester Andries Tatane.

Tatane cops' case set to resume

2013-03-22 07:24

The trial of seven policemen charged with the murder of protester Andries Tatane is expected to resume in the Ficksburg Regional Court.

State roasted in Tatane trial

2012-12-11 22:32

The State has failed as prosecuting body in the trial of seven policemen accused of killing Ficksburg protester Andries Tatane, their lawyer has said.


Deadly police force - timeline

2014-01-23 19:54

Amid calls for murder charges to be brought against police for the 2012 Marikana shootings, the injury and death of civilians at the hands of the police continue to make headlines.

Cops breach rubber bullets order - DA

2013-11-19 22:07

The DA says Gauteng police are still using rubber bullets on protesting crowds despite a standing order put into place two years ago prohibiting their use.

Azapo youth to join Marikana tribute

2013-08-14 17:12

The Azanian People's Organisation Youth will join a ceremony commemorating the 16 August Marikana shootings.

SAHRC under fire over Tatane findings

2013-04-30 18:05

The SA Human Rights Commission has come under fire from MPs over its finding on the killing of Free State protester Andries Tatane.

Tatane cops worked during trial

2013-04-10 07:41

Seven policemen acquitted of killing protester Andries Tatane returned to work last year while their trial was still pending, according to a report.

Tatane judgment 'disappointing'

2013-04-03 15:47

The acquittal of seven policemen accused of the death of protester Andries Tatane is disappointing, Cope in the Free State says.

Tatane can't be called a hero - judge

2013-03-28 19:32

The judge who acquitted seven policemen accused of the death of protester Andries Tatane has said that Tatane wasn't the innocent and peace-loving person the State had held him out to be.

Tatane case postponed again

2013-03-22 13:13

The case against seven policemen accused of killing protester Andries Tatane has been postponed until 28 March 28 by the Ficksburg Regional Court.

Tatane brutality case postponed

2013-03-04 12:38

The trial of seven policemen charged with killing protester Andries Tatane during a service delivery protest in 2011 has been postponed because the defence lawyer is in hospital.

Tatane prosecutor doubts own witness

2012-12-11 15:55

The prosecution in the murder trial of seven public order policemen in the Ficksburg Regional Court has stopped short of declaring a State witness hostile.

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