Raymond Suttner: Can we have confidence in the administration of justice? (Polity video interview)

Before handcuffing Mido Macia to the back of the police van, police allegedly remarked “you are not even South African” __________

According to the report in today’s Sowetan, evidence of Lindiwe Ngwenya who was with Mido Macia at the time of his arrest, police stopped and asked him why he was parked in a spot which was not allowed. Macia pointed to two other minibuses which were parked in a similar position to his, Ngwenya said. The police officers then asked for his driver’s licence
After showing his licence, the officers allegedly responded: “you are parked in an unauthorised place…and you are not even South African.”

Foreigners used as ATMs by police

The headline I have put at the top is that of the Star hard copy edition

http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/cops-making-our-lives-hell-say-foreigners-1.1868732#.VXU8UWCHe-I

Raymond Suttner: violence in politics and society today (Polity video)

Raymond Suttner: Remedying parliamentary stalemate (Polity video)

Raymond Suttner: Parliamentary paralysis: worse is not better (Polity)

http://www.polity.org.za/article/parliamentary-paralysis-worse-is-not-better-2014-11-25

Raymond Suttner: Does national oppression persist in South Africa today? (Polity)

http://www.polity.org.za/article/does-national-oppression-persist-in-south-africa-today-2014-11-05