SAHRC welcomes convinction of former police officers in Mido Macia case
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) welcomes the conviction of the eight former police officers found guilty of murdering Mozambican national Mido Macia.
This case has caused irreparable harm to the family of Mr. Macia, it has affected our international relations with Moçambique and it cast a long shadow over the honest attempts by the SAPS to rid the service of rogue cops.
SAHRC condemns the killing of police
07 August 2015
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) condemns the recent spate of police killings. As many as seven police officers have been killed in the last couple of weeks. The SAHRC wishes to reinforce the constitutional idea that human rights, and in this situation particularly, the right to life and dignity, is for all in South Africa, including police officers.