Crime and evidence

Crime and evidence

Crime and evidence Why “crime and evidence”? Crime and evidence refers to proving that a definite individual committed a specific crime. Through violating a specific law, or common law. On 18 May Boetie Sheldon Johannes appeared in the Stellenbosch...
Enclosure mentalities: safety, information

Enclosure mentalities: safety, information

Enclosure mentalities: safety, information This post explores enclosure mentalities. That is, the mental constructs we erect to enclose ourselves and nature. It is a continuation of three previous posts from 2018. At that juncture I was engaging the ward committee and...
Stop-and-frisk harassment

Stop-and-frisk harassment

Stop-and-frisk harassment This is a story about stop-and-frisk harassment of the homeless in Onderpapegaaiberg. It records the experiences of one Boetie Sheldon Johannes. Boetie and his partner Rosaline are part of a homeless community. It lives on the margins of our...
Struggle for Decent and Affordable Homes

Struggle for Decent and Affordable Homes

Struggle for Decent and Affordable Homes Introduction There is a social struggle over the meaning of ‘adequate housing’. The struggle is to determine where this housing should be located. And the struggle is also about who should pay for it. The large number of Idas...
Right to Demand Adequate Housing

Right to Demand Adequate Housing

Right to Demand Adequate Housing Struggle for the Constitutional Right Section 26 of the South African Bill of Rights confers on all South Africans the right to access to adequate housing. Section 184 of the South African Constitution established the Human Rights...
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