ARTICLES RELATING TO POLICE BRUTALITY

Black judge refuses to step down from white officer's trial

2017-05-18 22:02

A black judge is refusing to step aside from the murder case against a white Alabama police officer who shot a black man.

Thousands march in Paris against police violence

2017-03-20 13:55

Protesters chanted ‘no justice, no peace’ as authorities used tear gas against some demonstrators.

I salute the Marikana police

2016-12-12 15:47

People will use any opportunity to attack the ANC government, even when the masses called for action which the government responded with.

I was shot in a targeted attack on students - ex-Wits SRC leader

2016-10-20 21:16

Police watchdog Ipid will investigate the shooting of former Wits SRC leader Shaeera Kalla who was shot 13 times in the back "at a very close range in a targeted attack on students".

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WATCH: Video shows police fatally shooting unarmed man in Oklahoma

The police department in Tulsa, Oklahoma, released new video footage this week of police fatally shooting Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old black man, last Friday, which clearly illustrates the victim was unarmed and had his hands in the air. Watch.

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Museveni blames Ugandan opposition leader for police brutality

2016-08-02 13:51

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has blamed police brutality in his country on opposition leader Kizza Besigye, according to a report.

Police abused us - Krugersdorp murder accused

2016-06-30 18:05

Three of the people accused of the Krugersdorp triple murders have claimed in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court that police abused them in custody.

‘Arrogant’ cops yet to quiz witnesses, 6 days after killing Nando's employee

2016-03-01 12:51

A top forensic expert has agreed to investigate a shooting in Cape Town that saw a mother-of-two being mistakenly killed by police on her way home from work.

Man dies after Kempton Park drug arrest

2016-01-23 14:20

An angry crowd has reportedly thrown rocks and bottles at police after a man believed to be a Nigerian national died in a police van after being arrested for possession of drugs.

Police deny brutality claims after Phoenix video

2015-12-02 12:29

Police have denied claims of brutality after a video emerged this week on social media showing officers arresting a woman in Phoenix, north of Durban.

 

Woman sues cops after assault, being called 'white bitch'

2017-03-22 14:24

A woman is claiming almost R160 000 from the minister of police after she allegedly had to undergo emergency surgery after being manhandled by members of the SAPS in June 2016.

Boy, 12, strip-searched in public

2017-02-17 10:38

A Pietermaritzburg child, who was forced to strip down on the roadside while police searched him, said he was left “traumatised and embarrassed”.

Judge acquits farm employee of murder after police coercion

2016-11-19 08:45

The Nelspruit High Court has acquitted a farm employee accused of killing a man and burning his body inside his house, after a ruling implicating police of brutality.

#FEES MUST FALL No end in sight as unrest persists

2016-10-16 06:00

Students fear arrest and sleeping away from home while mediators struggle to find ways to end the impasse.

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Story of a young drug dealer turned dead man

Journalist Paul McNally recalls the story of a 19-year-old drug dealer killed in West Johannesburg.

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ANC's 'third force' comments about Zimbabwe are disturbing - analyst

Professor Brian Raftopoulos, a Zimbabwe activist and research fellow at the University of the Western Cape joins us in studio to shed light on the current situation in Zimbabwe and the #ShutDownZim campaign. Watch.

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WATCH: Texas cop fired after body-slamming 12yr-old girl

A school officer in San Antonio, Texas, has been fired by the district following revealing video evidence of him body-slamming a 12-year-old female pupil. Watch.

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Most Ipid legal staff employed in late 2015

Most of the legal service staff at Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) were employed in the third quarter of 2015. This is according to the national spokesperson for the police watchdog. Spokesperson Robbie Raburabu says there were constraints on Ipid for most of 2015, as the majority of legal services employees were hired in the third quarter of the year. The Ipid is responsible for investigating allegations of misconduct and criminal activity on the part of police officers, either against the public or their colleagues.

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'I was jailed for filming a police assault'

2016-01-08 09:52

A Cape Town man recounts his experience at the hands of police officers who detained him for filming an arrest.

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WATCH: Police deny brutality after video shows officers bundling 'drunk' woman into van

Police have denied claims of brutality after a video emerged this week on social media showing officers arresting a woman in Westham, Phoenix, north of Durban.

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