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The Hammermen: Life and Death as a Gang Hitman in Cape Town
Contract killings are underexplored in criminology, not only in South Africa but generally. The Centre for Criminology has been engaged in a project over some months to review the number and nature of cases of contract killing in South Africa.
Beyond the ICC crisis: Is there an alternative path for Africa?
Former Chadian leader Hissene Habre being escorted in to stand trial at the Palais de Justice in Dakar, Senegal in 2015. He was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison in 2016 by judges of the Extraordinary African Chambers for crimes against...
Shedding Light on the Hidden Epidemic of Police Suicide
Suicide in the SAPS is at epidemic levels. Between 2012 and 2013, 115 officers died by suicide compared to 29 officers murdered on duty, an alarming four to one ratio. Unfortunately, these statistics are not an anomaly.
Book Launch: A Citizen’s Guide to Crime Trends in South Africa
South Africans care a lot about crime, but much of what we think we know might not be correct. Anine and Mark's new book aims to guide South Africans through crime trends and statistics.
Soweto Uprising: Four decades on South Africa still struggles with violent policing
It is exactly forty years since the Soweto uprising in June 1976 where the South African police met the students with brutal force. How much has changed in terms of policing? Dr. Andrew Faull responds.
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Thursday, 23 February 2017

- Valentina Pancieri

Nigerian women migrating to Europe are increasingly aware that work hidden in the form of menial jobs is actually sex work, even though they cannot imagine the brutality that comes with it. 

Publication Date:
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:30

- Annette Hübschle

Researchers from UCT's Centre of Criminology made a presentation to Parliament's portfolio committee on environmental affairs on their investigations and findings of the stories of people who have been found guilty of rhino poaching. 

Publication Date:
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:15

- Centre News

ESO seminar with Andrew Lemieux. See the full invitation here. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 16:15

- Mark Shaw & Simon Howell

Authored by Mark Shaw and Simon Howell of the Centre of Criminology, the UNODC recently released its much anticipated 'Governing Safer Cities: Strategies for a Globalised World', a framework to guide urban policy-makers and practitioners. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 15:30

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