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SOCIETY

Bodies thrown away like rubbish

https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2021-11-18-bodies-discarded-like-rubbish-sahrc-hears-of-orchestrated-insurrection/ Road in Pietermaritzburg resembled a “strugglefare zone”, with useless our bodies mendacity twisted at the floor at the adjoining river financial institution and all however one enterprise absolutely looted and burnt. This become the testimony of Pietermaritzburg & Midlands Chamber of Business CEO Melanie Veness on Thursday earlier than the Human Rights Commission, that is probing the devastating rioting in KwaZulu-Natal which left three hundred humans lifeless and prompted harm anticipated to run into billions of rand.

  5 months ago ago
Bodies thrown away like rubbish

POLITICS

The police were told not to interfere during the July unrest according to Melanie Veness

During the time when former president Jacob Zuma was about to be arrested, there were some warning signs from his suppoters that they will make this country ungovernable should he be arrested. People started protesting and we all thought that it was just a normal protest since anyone is allowed to protest peacefully and doing it within the limits of the law.

  5 months ago ago
The police were told not to interfere during the July unrest according to Melanie Veness

SOCIETY

Week 1 of SAHRC investigation into July unrest: What's been said so far

The first week of the SA Human Rights Commission investigation into July's unrest has concluded, with many fingers pointing at the failure of the police, as well as racial discrimination in Phoenix. The latest testimonies at the end of the week pointed to several failures of the police, with high profile stakeholders - the Pietermaritzburg and Midlands Chamber of Business and Commerce, and the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry - alluding to police inaction.

  5 months ago ago
Week 1 of SAHRC investigation into July unrest: What's been said so far