Policing

The Marikana Massacre: Repair and Corporate Accountability 10 Years On

The report provides a brief description of the events in Marikana against the backdrop of the history of mining in apartheid South Africa and the subsequent transition to democracy. It unpacks the various initiatives undertaken ...

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Reparations for Victims of the Marikana Masssacre

This policy brief presents a summary assessment of the progress made in providing redress for victims of the Marikana Massacre,1 when 34 striking miners were killed by the South African Police Service (SAPS) in 2012 ...

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Covid-19: The Intimacies of Pandemics

This workshop is structured around two recent projects:COVID-19: The Intimacies of Pandemics, is a special issue co-edited by Danai S Mupotsa and Moshibudi Motimele. In the midst of narratives that attempt to present the spread and effects ...

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Pan-African Reparation Perspectives, Issue 4

A newsletter that contains three articles from members then gives updates from member organisations on recent activities. These insightful writings cover topics focusing on discriminatory torture of LGBTIQ+ persons which highlights the Azul case and ...

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Xenophobia: Don't Deploy More Police; More Social Spending Needed to End Unemployment

Community protests against violent crime, which are then followed by xenophobic violence and vigilantism, are not new in Diepsloot.In 2013, two toddlers were brutally killed and sexually assaulted. Following this incident, foreign nationals were blamed, attacked ...

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Disaster-Appropriate Policing in South Africa: Protests and State Violence in the COVID-19 Era

Militarisation refers to a process where societies (states, institutions, and citizens) prioritise, organise, prepare for and respond to threats or crises with military action or violence. This policy brief highlights how many countries across the ...

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