DAY 3, PHASE 2 OF THE KHAYELITSHA COMMISSION OF INQUIRY – “BAD ORCHARDS”, NOT JUST A FEW “BAD APPLES”

Today saw a number of witnesses appear before the Commission of Inquiry to provide further expert evidence and recommendations. Dr Lisa Grobler who recently published a book on police corruption and criminality, stressed the need to re-introduce professionalism at station level. She noted that the biggest problem faced when it came to combatting police corruption…

Report – Evidence at Khayelitsha Police Commission of Inquiry, 30 March 2014

Please find attached 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 draws on some of the testimonies that have been heard at the Commission over the past week. Today and tomorrow the Commissioners will hear evidence from the two highest-ranking SAPS officials…

Social Justice Coalition Press Alert:

CITY COMMITS TO DEVELOPMENT OF IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR JANITORIAL SERVICES Commitment follows over two years of ongoing engagement and protest by SJC and affected communities  ____________________________________________________________________________ City hosts summit on janitorial services following arrests of SJC members and supporters On Friday 28 February 2014, the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) attended a summit hosted by the City of…

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…

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…