Action Society

Aug 2020

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NRSO: MAKE AN EXAMPLE OF ZIETSMAN

Without the thorough implementation of the National Register of Sex Offenders (NRSO), rapists like Reagan Zietsman get a chance to repeat their crime — for a third time. On Tuesday Zietsman pleaded guilty in the Bredasdorp Magistrate’s Court on charges of murder and rape of the 6-year-old Delvina Europa last

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Double life sentence for baby rapist Tshemese

Life sentence for convicted sexual offenders is not merely a punishment for destroying someone’s future.  This comes after a 62-year-old man, Madala Peter Tshemese, was convicted on Friday for raping a 15-month-old baby. Action Society requests the National Prosecuting Authority to push for the highest sentences conceivable. “How can a

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NRSO is not confidential, it’s non existent!

“In the past three years the National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO) was not yet fully implemented for the purpose of vetting any person in the register. The vetting process was only implemented last year because the development and update of the NRSO database was finalized last year.” This shocking

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NRSO TO CURB SA’S RAPE STATS

Though welcoming Cabinet’s announcement on Thursday’s that the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill has been approved, Action Society supports Herman Mashaba’s belief that harsher sentencing for rapists should be considered. The South African entrepreneur, politician and the former Mayor of Johannesburg stated that he want to

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RAPE AND ASSAULT: SA’S GIFT TO OUR LADIES FOR WOMEN’S DAY

The raping of the 46-year old women and her two daughters on their smallholding outside Muldersdrift on Friday are proof that amendments on the Sexual Offences Act are needed. The names of convicted rapists should be added to the National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO) and this list should be

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ADD CONVICTED RAPIST TO THE NRSO, PLEAS ACTION SOCIETY

The civil rights organisation Action Society calls on SA’s government to amend the Sexual Offences Act, allowing the names of 42 289-convicted rapists to be added to the National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO). Currently only the names of convicted sexual offenders against children or mentally disabled persons are placed

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