South Africa Violence

Femicide in South Africa: Reeva Steenkamp Was the Victim of Toxic Gender Inequality

Lydia Smith | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lydia Smith

During the period in which Pistorius was sentenced, approximately 27 women were killed as a result of domestic abuse in the country. The rate of femicide is five times higher than the global average, a result of the aggressive masculinity that colours the socio-political landscape of South Africa.

South African Miners On Streets As Tensions Over Deaths Rise

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK

Thousands of striking miners took to the streets in South Africa as tension continues to rise following the shooting of 34 by police, the worst incide...

South African Miners' Murder Charges Dropped

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK

Murder charges against 270 South African miners whose striking colleagues were shot and killed by police have been provisionally dropped. The count...

Inquiry After Miners Shot Dead In Violent Battle With Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK

South Africa's president Jacob Zuma will open an inquiry into a "tragic" incident where police opened fire on miners, killing 34. Speaking on Frida...

30 Dead After Police Open Fire On South African Miners (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK

At least 30 people have been killed in clashes between police and striking miners in South Africa, in what has been described as the worst violence si...