Tag Archives: police violence

Kragdadigheid at UCT: a Dangerous Precedent

  Adam Haupt reflects on the evening police bliksemmed UCT students   This is not going to be one of those objective, measured op eds. It’s difficult to be objective when you see your own students being brutalised by police. It’s difficult to be objective when your own university calls the police on to your […]

On the Shooting of a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl

POEM: On the Shooting of a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl   Who among us will be remembered? None of us will survive. Not the journalist, the one who wrote about Marikana, about the shooting of striking miners, which preceded the shooting of a 17-year-old girl. Nor the filmmaker, the one who made the documentary about the social movement […]