Action Society

Aug 2021

Murderers let off the hook by Ramaphosa & Cele without DNA-sampling.

Action Society instructed its attorneys who have sent a letter to the Presidency, the Commissioner of Police, National Minister of Police and the Commissioner of Correctional Services, to demand the urgent implementation of the Forensics Procedures Amendment Act that facilitates the creation and maintenance of a Convicted Offender Index in

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According to the South African Police Services (SAPS) the DNA backlog will only be eradicated by 21 November 2022. This was discussed on the Portfolio Committee on Police (PCOP) parliamentary meeting held on 24 August 2021. “We agree with the questions raised by various members of the committee about the

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Dark knights of the SAPS.

Action Society is extremely concerned about the massive increase in gender-based violence (GBV) cases and contact crimes in South Africa. The statistics for the second quarter of 2021, as announced by Police Minister Bheki Cele last week, showed a shocking rise of 72.4% in rape cases being reported. “Although we

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Cele blames Covid for SAPS failure.

The new crime statistics released by the South African Police Services (SAPS) today, revealed a disturbing increase of 72.4% in rape cases. A total of 10 006 rape cases were reported between April and June 2021.  This is a shocking increase of 4 000 cases compared to the same period

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Mobilise your community against crime in South Africa

*This article by Ian Cameron was first published on PoliticsWeb on 26 July 2021 South African communities are on their own when it comes to fighting crime. People can challenge me saying this, but 58 murders per day and a looted economy in less than a week, not even mentioning corruption, is

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