Statements by Gauteng’s police head
promote xenophobia and could
provoke violence against foreigners.
The extent of violent crime in the
farming community is hard to
define without better data.
For a country with one of the highest
global murder rates, little is publicly
known about the trends.
Laws are only as good as their enforcement;
strong gun laws save lives, poor enforcement kills.
SAPS leadership needs to operate
without political interference.