Human Rights

Kenya Court Suspends Move to Close 2 Refugee Camps

NAIROBI – Kenya’s high court on Thursday suspended the government move to shut down two camps that hold hundreds of thousands of refugees from war-torn neighboring countries.Justice Antony Mrima issued the temporary order, which will run for 30 days, a…

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Eastern Cape SAPS embarks on gender-based violence and substance abuse awareness campaigns

PORT ALFRED – In an effort to address the high numbers of reported domestic violence, gender-based violence and substance abuse cases, Eastern Cape Police and internal organizations within SAPS comprising of Women’s Network, Men for Change and Junior …

Human Rights

Rapist to spend 15 years in jail

DURBAN – The Durban Regional Court convicted and sentenced an 18-year-old rapist to 15 years imprisonment for raping a 12-year-old boy.On 19 June 2018, the victim was playing with his friends when he was called by the accused to accompany him. The accu…

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Police to prioritise the investigation into the murder by mob justice of a woman in Soweto

PARKTOWN – Gauteng Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has ordered the prioritisation of the investigation into the murder of a woman following an apparent incident of mob justice that happened on Friday evening, 26 March 2021 in Mapet…