Minister Nhleko is failing the people of Khayelitsha and the police: We demand urgent action.

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…

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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…

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SJC CONDEMNS ANDILE LILI’S CALL TO VIGILANTE JUSTICE

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…

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SJC HOLDS ELECTIVE AGM:

  READ MORE ABOUT THE STORY OF OUR WORK OVER THIS YEAR This past Saturday 4 July 2015, the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) held its 7th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Site C New Hall in Khayelitsha. Three hundred delegates representing all of our branches along with several partner organisations, came together to discuss,…

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