HATE CRIMES WORKING GROUP
When a joke is not a joke
Article in Daily Maverick covering hate crime, hate crime legislation, and a challenge to the Equality Act
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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWS FLASH
South Africa: Death of Mozambican man at hands of police "shocking"
Media reports and cell phone footage apparently showing South African police tying a Mozambican man to the back of a police vehicle and dragging him down the road are "shocking", Amnesty International said today.
The man is reported to have died later in a police cell from head injuries.
"This appalling incident involving excessive force is the latest in an increasingly disturbing pattern of brutal police conduct in South Africa," said Noel Kututwa, Amnesty International's southern Africa director.
"The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) must be fully supported in conducting its investigation to ensure those responsible are brought to justice."
"Amnesty International urges the South African government to make a public commitment to ensure that the police stop the use of excessive force and deliberate targeted killings."
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) received 720 new cases for investigation of suspicious deaths in custody or in other policing contexts from April 2011 to March 2012.
PILOTING THE HATE AND BIAS CRIME MONITORING FORM IN SOUTH AFRICA: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS
Hate crime is a reality in the EU, two new FRA reports show
LGBTI REFUGEE SUPPORT AND ADVOCACY PROJECT
First steps towards documenting LGBT hate crimes
Experts assert importance of hate crimes law in SA
Dr Bill Dixon, Keele University, UK, Look before you leap: hate crime legislation reconsidered
Prof Juan Nel, UNISA, South Africa a home for all? A need for hate crime legislation to provide equal protection
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