Preventing police brutality in South Africa

2020-11-17

Although South Africa has oversight systems for police accountability, brutality by law enforcement officers remains a widespread problem. This seminar examines the limitations of current responses and how a system could be developed that is trusted by the public and supported by police. Speakers will also consider lessons on addressing police brutality from Latin American countries.

A new ISS report on how to prevent police brutality in South Africa will be launched at the seminar.

Chair: Thato Masiangoako, Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa

Speakers:

David Bruce, independent researcher and ISS consultant

Victor Senna, Chief Financial Officer, Independent Police Investigative Directorate

Ignacio Cano, Professor of Sociology, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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