Will the Constitutional Court rule in favour of the provision of adequate and equitable policing resources in townships and informal settlements?

For Immediate Release 2 February 2022 Will the Constitutional Court rule in favour of the provision of adequate and equitable policing resources in townships and informal settlements? JOHANNESBURG – Tomorrow, the Constitutional Court will hear the matter of the Social Justice Coalition and Others v The Minister of Police. This case concerns the inadequate allocation…

Media Statement:The Social Justice Coalition’s reaction to recent Western Cape government budget speech.

On the 16th of March 2021, the Western Cape Finance MEC David Maynier delivered his budget speech outlining the Western Cape’s planning for a possible COVID-19 third wave. Maynier termed this budget a budget of hope. While the budget details the plan in place to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the province, it failed…

Press Statement: The Social Justice Coalition’s reaction to recent crime statistics presented by the Minister of Police.

The Social Justice Coalition’s reaction to recent crime statistics presented by the Minister of Police. On the 19th of February 2021, the Minister of Police Bheki Cele reported on the quarterly crime statistics from October to December 2020.   The crime statistics report showed an increase of 6.6 %  in murders nationally and in particular,…