Police Minister’s commitment to the people of Khayelitsha and the Commission of Inquiry to be tested publicly

On 25 September 2015 the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) and Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) received a reply from the Minister of Police’s Chief of Staff in response to our memorandum of 25 August 2015 addressing the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry’s findings and recommendations. SAPS’ response acknowledged the “grievances” our memorandum had outlined without mentioning them or…

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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…

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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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