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    South African police claim self defense in deadly shooting ...

     · South African police officers killed 34 miners who charged them at a Lonmin PLC platinum mine, authorities said Friday, as a national newspaper warned that a time bomb ticking over poor South ...

    Nigeria: Eight South African Police Officers to Be Charged ...

    The South African police will on Monday charge eight police officers to court for their alleged roles in the October 2017 torture and murder of a Nigerian, Ibrahim Badmus. The Nigeria Consul ...

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    Aug S. African Police Claim Self-Defense in Mine Shootings by Anita Powell JOHANNESBURG — South African police say 34 people were killed in a shootout between police and angry miners at a troubled platinum mine. But police, unions and the presidency have stopped short of saying who is at fault.

    FACT CHECK: Is a 'Large-Scale Killing' of White Farmers ...

    : A "large-scale killing" of white farmers is taking place in South Africa.

    Justifiable homicide - Wikipedia

    Omphemetse S. "Use of Deadly Force by the South African Police Services Re-visited" ^ Black's Law Dictionary Archived 21 at the Wayback Machine .: justifiable homicide is the blameless killing of a person, such as in self-defense.

    South Africa: murders surge by more than 7% in a year ...

    Murders in South Africa have surged by more than 7% in the last year, with more than 20,000 people killed in 12 months, new official statistics have shown.. The country has long struggled to with ...

    Marikana killings - Wikipedia

    Police accounts. The South African Police Service said that the miners had refused a request to disarm and attacked them with various weapons including firearms taken from the two police officers killed earlier in the week.

    Pehlani v Minister of Police (9105/2011) [2014] ZAWCHC 146 ...

    [14] Although I was not referred in argument to the South African Police Service Act 68 of 1995 (‘the SAPS Act’) or the Firearms Control Act 60 of 2000 (‘the Firearms Act’), there are certain provisions of those Acts which I should mention.

    90,000 officers killed in insurgency? Claim by Nigeria's ...

    90,000 officers killed in insurgency? Claim by Nigeria’s head of police wrong. Nigeria's inspector-general of police, Solomon Arase, told a parade of honour in Sokoto last month that 90,000 police officers have been “lost” to the insurgency since 2011.

    South Africa's white farmers more likely to be killed than ...

    White farmers in South Africa have the most dangerous job in the country, are twice as likely to be murdered than police and are killed at four times the rate of the wider community, a rights ...

    THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL OF SOUTH AFRICA …

    appellant collectively as „the appellants‟ and to the second respondent as „Nkuna‟. [2] To the appellants‟ claims the respondents pleaded, inter alia, that Nkuna „fired ... members of the South African Municipal Workers Union (“SAMWU”) and employees of the ... from the office of the Area Commissioner of Police. She informed him ...

    10 Shocking Controversial Self-Defense Cases - Listverse

     · In some cases, people have used a self-defense claim to successfully get away with murder. In others, a person has been unjustly prosecuted for simply defending their own life. Whatever the outcome, self-defense cases usually manage to generate controversy.

    South African model reportedly killed by boyfriend ...

    Lebo Mathuloe, a model from North West South Africa who was said to have been killed by her boyfriend apparently committed suicide by stabbing herself several times on Monday morning, Police claim.

    Police claim self-defense in South Africa massacre [Video]

     · South African police are claiming self-defense in a massacre at a platinum mine. South African police are claiming self-defense in a massacre at a platinum mine. ... Police claim …

    "South Africa Investigating Police Shooting of Striking ...

    MARIKANA, South Africa - President Jacob Zuma rushed home from a regional summit Friday and announced an official inquiry into a police shooting of striking miners Thursday that left 34 dead and 78 wounded, an incident that police claimed was self-defense despite video recordings suggesting the protesters were not attacking them but running from clouds of tear gas.

    Byng shooting suspect claims self-defense | Local News ...

     · Pontotoc County Sheriff’s deputies are joined by members of area law enforcement agencies in the search for an armed suspect wanted in connection with a fatal shooting …

    3 Ex-Policemen Blow Whistle on Alleged South Africa Death ...

    3 Ex-Policemen Blow Whistle on Alleged South Africa Death Squad : Apartheid: Former officers claim they were part of a team involved in killing civil rights activists. Police deny such squads existed--but if they did, 'they were rogue units.'

    Bloody trail of murder in South Africa | Nya Tider

    Bloody trail of murder in South Africa. Entire families are butchered by attackers who aren't out to rob, but to kill and terrorize. Despite this gruesome reality, the governing ANC party refuses to admit there is a problem with anti-White racism in South Africa.

    Police claim self-defense in South Africa massacre - CBS News

    South African police are claiming self-defense in a massacre at a platinum mine. South African police are claiming self-defense in a massacre at a platinum mine. ... Police claim self-defense in ...

    THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL OF SOUTH AFRICA …

    not shoot and kill another person who strikes you with a fly–swatter’. At best for the appellant, the threat he was faced with was a threat of assault. The use of the knife in retaliation and the manner in which it was used was disproportionate. Even if he was

    Trump Cites False Claims of Widespread Attacks on White ...

     · South Africa recorded 19,016 murder cases from April 2016 to March 2017, according to the South Africa Police Service. The national murder rate last year was 34.1 per …

    Nigeria summons South Africa envoy over police killing claim

    Nigeria on Tuesday summoned South Africa’s envoy over allegations that South African police suffocated a Nigerian national to death while he was in custody.

    TUT dismisses claims that police fired the shot that ...

    South Africa TUT dismisses claims that police fired the shot that killed varsity student. By Naledi Shange - 24 August 2018 - 15:57 A student was shot dead at the Tshwane University of Technology ...

    Police claim self-defence after 34 miners killed at Lonmin ...

    An unidentified woman cries as women protest against the police near the scene of the shooting of miners on Thursday at the Lonmin mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.

    Can you legally defend yourself against an attacking ...

    A similar valid self-defense claim might arise when someone has an objectively reasonable reason to think that someone claiming to be a police officer is really just a criminal impersonating a police officer, even if that belief is, in fact, mistaken.

    Trump tweets incorrect on South African land seizures ...

    As for his claim that there is "large scale killing of farmers" in the country, that is flat-out wrong. ... the police in South Africa have been tracking the number of farm attacks and murders ...

    Using a Gun for Self Defense: Laws and Consequences ...

    A person is entitled to use a gun for self defense in the U.S., if necessary, but laws in every state establish when a person can use force to defend himself (or another), and whether a person can use a weapon. Someone who intends to carry or keep a gun for self defense purposes should follow state laws on gun ownership and carrying concealed weapons.

    Police claim self-defense in South Africa massacre [Video]

     · South African police are claiming self-defense in a massacre at a platinum mine. South African police are claiming self-defense in a massacre at a platinum mine. ... Police claim self-defense in ...

    South African Police Official Defends Officers Who Fired ...

     · A protest on Friday near the mine where 34 miners were killed by the police on Thursday in South Africa’s worst labor-related violence since 1994.

    Police Brutality On Rise In South Africa: Officers Accused ...

    More South Africans have died this year at the hands of police compared with last year, causing a spike in civil liability claim payouts, according to a watchdog group’s analysis released this ...

    Police claim self-defense in South Africa massacre - YouTube

     · South African police are claiming self-defense in a massacre at a platinum mine.

    South Africa’s criminal cops: Is the rot far worse than we ...

    According to a South African social attitude survey published in 2011 by the Human Sciences Research Council, about 66% of the adult population of South Africa believe that corruption is a widespread problem in the police and only 41% have some level of trust in the police.

    Flying Squad responding to a house-breaking in progress ...

     · Flying Squad responding to a house-breaking in progress denoik. ... Casper police video shows high-speed chase, shooting ... Amptech South Africa , South African Police …

    Du Toit Attorneys | Self defense - Du Toit Attorneys

    In conclusion: Changing Section 49 of act 51 of 1977 will serve no purpose as the proper application of the common law principles of self defense are more than adequate at present. There is therefore no need for the Justice Department to change the law, rather educate police officers better.

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claim on South African farms off mark

    South African police statistics show that in 2017 there were 638 attacks on farms and small plots of land, with 74 people murdered, according to Africa Check, a nonprofit fact-checking website that partners with the Poynter Institute.

    Violent rape of a year-old spurs South African women to ...

    The rate of sexual violence in South Africa is among the highest in the world and now latest violent attack on a year-old has activists enraged.

    S. African police claim 'self-defence' in mine shootings ...

    AFP- South African police insisted Friday they only fired in self-defence in a clash with striking mineworkers in which 34 people died, the deadliest protest since the end of apartheid. As images ...

    Charlottesville Murder Suspect James Alex Fields Jr Will ...

    10  · The Ohio man who has been charged with the murder of a woman during a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, ia, is expected to argue that when he drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters it was an act of self-defense, according to …

    Shooting back: the crisis of police killings in South Africa

    Shooting back: the crisis of police killings in South Africa. 25. At the end of October, South Africans were shocked by the reported execution-style killing of an injured robbery suspect in …

    SA Police Service - Official Site

    Speaker notes by the Minister of Police - Three suspects arrested regarding cases of explosives devices in and around Durban [2018/10/05] Address by Lieutenant General Mgwenya: the murder of members of the SAPS and its impact on the Organisation Policing Seminar: Southern Business School Krugersdorp, Gauteng [2018/09/18]