Special Assignment to investigate ‘deadly’ SAPS – Press Release

This week we investigate the seeming increase of deadly force used by police amid growing violent protests countrywide. On 13 April 2012, 33-year old Andries Tatane was shot dead by police during a service delivery protest in Ficksburg in the Free state. The dramatic incident unfolded in front of SABC’s news cameras. When Tatane’s death … Continue reading “Special Assignment to investigate ‘deadly’ SAPS – Press Release”

New bill to deal with police brutality

In an effort to put an end to police brutality, cabinet has approved the Prevention and Combating of Torture Bill which, if enacted, will classify torture as a criminal offensive. The bill has been sent to the speaker of the national assembly for tabling where it will be referred to the portfolio committee on justice … Continue reading “New bill to deal with police brutality”