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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Robbery accused sentenced to 15 years in jail

NORTHERN CAPE – The Mothibistad Regional Court has sentenced 32-year-old Kesaobaka Vincent Amon to 15 years direct imprisonment on Wednesday, 07 April 2021 for robbery with aggravating circumstances.In July 2018, a local businessman and his wife were a…

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Hawks revive old cases against persons of interest in the murder plot of Colonel Bruwer

PRETORIA – The unravelling investigation into the murder of Lieutenant Colonel Leroy Bruwer (49), has resulted in the revival of old cases against three persons who appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court on Tuesday, 06 April 2021.Elliot Sindane (69),…

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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…

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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…