Report – Evidence at Khayelitsha Police Commission of Inquiry, 17 & 18 March 2014

Please find below a three-page report issued jointly by the Social Justice Coalition, the Treatment Action Campaign, Ndifuna Ukwazi, Equal Education and the Triangle Project. The report details some of the testimonies that have been heard at the Commission this week, including those of Colonel Andrew Tobias (former Detective Commander at SAPS Harare), Colonel Gert…

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Reports – Evidence at Khayelitsha Police Commission of Inquiry, 18 & 21 Feb 2014

Please find two reports issued jointly by the Social Justice Coalition, the Treatment Action Campaign, Ndifuna Ukwazi, Equal Education & the Triangle Project. The first report details testimonies including those of Lieutenant Colonel Barend Swart (Detective Commander at Lingelethu West) and Brigadier Zithulele Moses Dladla (Station Commander at Khayelitsha, Site B).  Report on Commission Evidence – 18…

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Social Justice Coalition Press Alert: CITY OF CAPE TOWN MUST ACT TO IMPROVE SAFETY

The dire lack of services and infrastructure in Khayelitsha impacts directly on the most basic rights to dignity and security of the person. Through at times harrowing testimony, the O’Regan/Pikoli Commission of Inquiry has heard that residents of Khayelitsha’s informal settlements lack the most basic of services and experience disproportionately high levels of crime and…

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PRESS ALERT: Slovo and Vavi to attend O’Regan-Pikoli Commission of Inquiry into SAPS Khayelitsha

The Commission of Inquiry has completed its first two week of public hearings. Residents, practitioners and academics have placed powerful evidence before the Commission. The Commissioners, evidence leaders, counsel for all parties, the media and hundreds of residents have heard about the constant fear and lack of safety experienced in Khayelitsha. They have heard about…

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