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South Africa Violence

Why The Deadly Attacks Against Foreigners In South Africa Come As No Surprise

Posted 04.30.2015 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we spoke with Loren Landau about xeno...

South African Prison Rape Survivors Speak Out for the First Time

Emily Nagisa Keehn | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Emily Nagisa Keehn

Thanks to Vincent, Francois and Thabo, South African prisoner rape survivors have, for the first time, been given a human face.

Oscar Pistorius Put Faith In Guns In Violent South Africa

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

By Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG, Feb 14 (Reuters) - When armed robbers burst into John Kullman's Johannesburg home last year, putting a pi...

South African Judge Locks Up Killers Of Openly Gay Woman

Posted 02.01.2012 | World

Activists in South Africa are commending a judge's decision to sentence four men convicted of killing an openly gay lesbian to 18 years in prison, Age...

Media freedom and violence prevention

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas van Praag

This post originally appeared on the Conflict and Development blog on September 1, 2010. True believers in press freedom. Photo: Brooks Kraft/Sygma...

World Cup Nerves Rattle as Racial Tensions Boil in South Africa

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

In two months, the World Cup is set to arrive in South Africa. But the country has internal and neighbor problems that could see a violent display from any number of angry groups.

Thousands Of South African Protesters Clash With Police

IOL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Several protesters were injured by rubber bullets as thousands of municipal workers took to the streets on Monday to demand better pay, harassing hawk...