More disappointment for Marikana families as senior police officers acquitted

The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (Seri) has been left disappointed after the high court in the North West acquitted four senior officers last week over the Marikana massacre almost a decade ago. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said they were still studying the judgment in order to make an informed decision. North West […]

Apartheid-era Intimidation Act violates freedom of expression, ConCourt rules

Section of the acts were unanimously ruled to be unconstitutional at SA’s apex court on Tuesday. In a unanimous judgment, the Constitutional Court has ruled that sections of the Intimidation Act are unconstitutional, finding that it limits the right to freedom of expression. In the judgment, which Justice Leona Theron handed down on Tuesday, the […]