Quote of the week

The Minister of Police has not been able to show that no discrimination exists. First, the analytical evidence of Redpath and the data presented shows that police stations that serve poor, Black areas have the lowest police to population ratios, relatively speaking, as compared to wealthier, rich areas which are predominantly White. This is not an adoption of a technical numbers game. Context shows that the poor, Black areas also have the highest rates of contact and violent crime. Whilst, one cannot ignore other crimes, such as theft which appear to occur in greater numbers in commercial areas such as the CBD, it cannot be disputed that contact crime is more prevalent in poor and Black areas.

Dolamo J
Social Justice Coalition and Others v Minister of Police and Others (EC03/2016) [2018] ZAWCHC 181
28 March 2007

Chuck Norris Strikes again

Those of you who lie awake at night fearing “Muslim Fundamentalists” have something better to worry about. Our very own Chuck Norris has joined forces with the “Christian Fundamentalists” in the USA. Be afraid, be very afraid.
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