Théo is a 22-year old black man who was allegedly raped by a police officer using a truncheon during a routine police check on February 2.
Wits student leader Shaeera Kalla has been a victim of police brutality when she was shot nine times with rubber bullets.
The day was described as the deadliest day for police officers since the 11 September attacks on both New York and Washington.
“What we’re going to do today is root out the one percent of bad police officers that go around becoming the judge, the jury and the executioner of innocent people. Period. But more specifically, innocent black lives,” McCalahan said.
The female Metro Police officer who ‘Rhythm City’ actress Lele Ledwaba accused of assault last year has been fired from her job.
“Each incident has its own merits and demerits, and in this instance we are to support the four accused Police Officers throughout their court cases as we have done with others in the past.”
Footage of the alleged police brutality went viral after it was posted to YouTube last week.
Footage of the alleged police brutality went viral after it was posted to YouTube on Tuesday.
It was chaos in Adderly Street, Cape Town on Thursday as heavily armed police faced off with protesting supporters of the Democratic Alliance (DA) outside Parliament. This comes two hours before President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) is set to take place. According to DA MP Phumzile van Damme, a group of…
By Mandisi Majavu Michael Brown joins a long list of black men who have been killed with impunity by the police in the United States. Brown was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson Missouri police officer, on August 9, 2014. Last month a grand jury in St. Louis, Missouri has chosen not to…