Police using lethal force is on the increase: CSVR (15.04.11)

Police using lethal force is on the increase: CSVR (15.04.11)

Images of a protestor being beaten by police were shown recently on television. The man, Andries Tatane was taking part in a service delivery protest in Ficksburg, Eastern Free state. He later died. We spoke to David Bruce from the Centre for the study of Violence and Reconciliation about how the level of police brutality has increased and when are police allowed to use lethal force.

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CSVR is a multi-disciplinary institute that seeks to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at the community, national and regional levels.

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