Action Society

Oct 2021

Press Release

10 000 cops charged for serious crimes ̶ only 50 suspended

A total of 10 086 South African Police Service (SAPS) members have been charged for serious criminal offences between 2013 and 2021. These offenses include: murder, rape and assault with the intent to commit grievous bodily harm. Only 50 of these, more than 10 000 members, have been formally suspended

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IOL: Concern after at least 161 sexual offence cases struck off the court roll since December

Cape Town – Community activists and pressure groups has expressed concerns over 161 sexual offence cases allegedly struck off the court roll since December in the Western Cape.   Read full article here:

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Press Release

Action Society launch Justice Fund for legal battle against Cele & Ramaphosa for failing to sign the Convicted Offenders Bill

The Action Society Justice Fund was launched this month to assist in the civil rights organisation’s High Court application aimed at forcing Cyril Ramaphosa to sign the Convicted Offenders Bill (CO Bill). “These legal proceedings are necessary due to Bheki Cele’s constant failure to bring the CO Bill to parliament.

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Have you ever looked around you and thought: “What is wrong with the world? Why are we plagued with so many social problems in the world and especially in South Africa that just seem to be getting increasingly worse and more complicated to address?” We know that the HIV/Aids pandemic

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