STATS REFLECT CONTINUED FAILINGS OF POLICE & SOCIETY AS A WHOLE TO ADDRESS CRIME AND VIOLENCE On Tuesday this week the Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko, and the National Commissioner of Police, Riah Phiyega, released the official crime statistics for 2014/15. It is worrying to note that since 2009 we have seen a steady year-on-year…Details
SJC & NU – MINISTER NHLEKO: WE DEMAND CONCRETE COMMITMENTS & DECISIVE LEADERSHIP AFTER A YEAR OF DELAYS!
21 September 2015 JOINT STATEMENT BY THE SOCIAL JUSTICE COALITION AND NDIFUNA UKWAZI MINISTER NHLEKO: WE DEMAND CONCRETE COMMITMENTS & DECISIVE LEADERSHIP AFTER A YEAR OF DELAYS! Minister Nhleko’s announcements The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) and Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) welcome the outcome of a meeting held between the Minister of Police Nathi Nhleko and…Details
Memorandum SJC, EE and NU (25 August 2015) – full text available here 25 August 2015 Att: Mr Nathi Nhleko Minister of Police Cc: Mr Francois Beukman Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police Mr Dumisani Ximbi Chairperson of the Select Committee on Security and Justice KHAYELITSHA DEMANDS A FAIR SHARE OF QUALITY SAPS RESOURCES! MEMORANDUM…Details
Everyday in Khayelitsha people are robbed, raped and murdered. Everyday in Khayelitsha people are deprived of their right to life, safety, bodily integrity, justice and equality. On 25 August 2014 the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry into Policing (the Commission) released its report aimed at improving safety and policing in Khayelitsha and South Africa. Since then…Details
PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE PROGRAMME OF ACTION AGAINST DISGRACEFUL RESPONSE TO KHAYELITSHA COMMISSION BY NATIONAL POLICE COMMISSIONER, RIAH PHIYEGA
Date: 12 August 2015 Time: 11h00 Venue: Plein Street outside Parliament, Cape Town NATIONAL SAPS RESPONSE TO KHAYELITSHA COMMISSION REPORT AN ATTACK ON THE DIGNITY OF KHAYELITSHA RESIDENTS On 25 August 2014 the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry into Policing released its report aimed at improving safety and policing in Khayelitsha and South Africa. The…Details
The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) condemns recent statements attributed to ANC Provincial Executive member Andile Lili in which he is quoted as saying that ‘criminals must be killed immediately and brutally’. (See here: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Criminals-must-be-killed-immediately-and-brutally-Lili-20150728) Such reckless and dangerous comments are a call to murder and to undermine the rule of law. We have reiterated the…Details