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  1. LazyLion

    News Stories About Rape

    Just too many of these to make individual threads for all of them, so I'm just going to put them all in this thread. :(
  2. LazyLion

    COSATU to March Against Rape

    Cosatu will march against rape on Friday, said its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi. "We need to do far more to combat the shocking level of rape, assault and murder of women and children," Vavi said on Thursday. He said the rape and murder of 17-year-old Anene Booysen in Bredasdorp, had...
  3. LazyLion

    Cabinet Worried About Gender Violence

    Cabinet is concerned about the recent spike in rape and the brutalisation of women and children, acting government spokeswoman Phumla Williams said on Thursday. The executive had urged South Africans from all walks of life, young and old, to support the government's work in turning the tide...
  4. LazyLion

    No One Should be Raped in South Africa: Zuma

    Woman and children should not have to face violence or rape anywhere in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday. "No woman or child should be beaten, raped, stabbed, shot or attacked in any manner anywhere in our country, whether by known or unknown attackers," he said in a speech...
  5. LazyLion

    Several Dead in Swiss Shooting

    Police say several people have been killed in a shooting at a company building in central Switzerland. Police in Lucerne canton (state) said in a statement that the shooting occurred shortly after 9 a.m. (0800 GMT) Wednesday at the premises of Kronospan, a company in the town of Menznau. They...
  6. LazyLion

    Elderly Woman Raped in Eastern Cape

    A 73-year-old woman has been raped at Gawu in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday. Major Zamukulungisa Jozana said the woman was raped on Sunday night. "The victim was sleeping alone in her room when she noticed that there was an unknown man sitting on her bed." The man raped...
  7. LazyLion

    Danish Citizen's Murder: Three found Guilty

    The brother-in-law of an elderly Danish businessman who was murdered in Gordons Bay in January 2008 has been found guilty of his murder by the Western Cape High Court, Beeld reported. Francis Kimeze, 37, was on Monday found guilty of the murder of Preben Povlsen, 71, while Povlsen's wife...
  8. LazyLion

    Article: Batman "Joker" Child-Killer Claims "No Choice"

    A nursery killer disguised as Batman villain 'The Joker' told a court on Monday he was left "no choice" but to stab to death two toddlers and their minder at a Belgian creche -- despite saying he knew murder was wrong. "I was aware that you should not (kill) but I did not see any other...
  9. LazyLion

    Woman raped at police station

    http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/woman-raped-at-police-station-1.1474847#.USZv0meZZ8E Sounds terrible, and probably very likely, but in the absence of any other witnesses, the only thing the state has to go on is DNA evidence. I wonder if she went to get the evidence taken. Otherwise...
  10. B

    Someone stole my Polo's centre wheel caps...Fiyah Burn Dem!!!

    I've been up and down the last couple of days I only noticed today that the wheels on my Polo looked a bit funny, in no time I realised the caps had been knicked off the car's alloys. It most probably happened when I parked in front of Somerset Hospital on Wednesday evening, outside the old BMW...
  11. LazyLion

    Zuma blames apartheid for violence

    http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/zuma-blames-apartheid-for-violence-1.1470844 If this was true, then surely the levels of crime should slowly be decreasing? Why are they actually getting worse then? And what has the ANC government done to actually address the problems of the past?
  12. I

    Survival of the fittest

    Jungle law doing the rounds in Africa. WTF http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/give-teens-killed-in-gang-war-1.1454856
  13. I

    Big fight inside our local prison !

    Two inmates died already and scores are injured, some pretty bad. Good news for South Africa :D http://m.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/Two-prisoners-killed-in-gang-fights-20130118
  14. I

    Nathi Mthethwa - a confused South African police minister WTF

    This is the result if your IQ is about as high as your hair cut :D WTF http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/afriforum-racialising-crime-says-minister-1.1454309
  15. I

    South African police station commander involved in robberies!

    Is this a sick joke or what? Mind you, when it comes to crime in the new South Africa, nothing surprises me anymore . . . http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2013/01/16/station-commander-linked-to-robberies Is this her FB page or what? http://www.facebook.com/phodiso.phorotlho...
  16. jes

    Durban burglar posts picture to victim's Facebook page

    Durban burglar posts picture to victim's Facebook page A Durban burglar posted a picture of himself on the Facebook page of a woman he stole a tablet device from
  17. LazyLion

    Two hurt in shooting at high school in Taft, California

    http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/national_world&id=8949130
  18. I

    Death by mob justice in rural South Africa

    WTF all went well until they killed the wrong person. Justice the African way :D http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2013/01/08/107-held-for-murder-in-eastern-cape
  19. I

    South African police captain is a criminal.

    Believe it or not, in South Africa a fully uniformed police captain decided to become a criminal. WTF http://m.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/Cop-took-part-in-robbery-in-uniform-20121228 That's "affirmative shopping" for you.
  20. I

    Deadly female initiation in South Africa.

    While most westerners are aware of the infamous male initiation "schools", few know that in some parts of South Africa, indigenous girls also have to go thru some form of initiation. Female initiation is kept very low profile and out of the public's eye but when dead occurs the media does its...
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