Up in Flames: Understanding Violence in Community Protests

Up in Flames: Understanding Violence in Community Protests

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The recent destruction of property in Vuwani and Tshwane has sparked reactions that often represent communities as irrational and criminal. However, according to the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, violence has become a currency for communities to make themselves heard. Ncebakazi Manzi, Kaya FM Talk Producer, spoke to the organisation's Executive Director, Nomfundo Mogapi about their research on communities, protest and collective violence.

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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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