Articles for Ashraf Hendricks

The moral dilemmas of embedded journalism

I was excited to go on a police ride-along but by the end of it I wondered if I’d compromised my ethics


Opinion | 18 May 2017

In photos: Cape Town’s water crisis

Perilous state of city’s water supply is starkly visible

Text by Trevor Bohatch. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks.

Photo Essay | 15 May 2017

“We want the right to carry cannabis in our pockets like a person can carry cigarettes”

Across the world, people march for decriminalisation of weed


Photo Essay | 6 May 2017

Parents burn tyres as they demand registration of school

“We tried to do things in the proper way, but nothing happened”

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News | 4 May 2017

National strike at food export board

Workers demand 8.5% increase


News | 3 May 2017

A tour of Salt River’s iconic graffiti

Removal of some works reflects an increasingly gentrified neighbourhood


Photo Essay | 28 April 2017

Hundreds outside Parliament call for Zuma to resign

Joining protests in Pretoria, following the President’s cabinet reshuffle, civil society and faith-based groups demonstrated in Cape Town


News | 31 March 2017

Zuma cabinet reshuffle: what people are saying

GroundUp asked members of the public what they think of the axing of the Minister of Finance

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News | 31 March 2017

Elsies River erupts in violent protest after shack demolished

Community says it will stand by the family whose home was torn down


News | 30 March 2017

Activists start occupation to demand social housing

Premier Helen Zille says action is “less than honest”

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News | 27 March 2017

Philippi High students march to Provincial legislature

Learners have been protesting over conditions in the school for years


Brief | 24 March 2017

Activists vow to continue fight for Tafelberg site

Campaigners sceptical of Province’s commitment to social housing on Woodstock and Waterfront sites


Brief | 24 March 2017

Satellite police station not enough, say Nyanga residents

Nyanga has the highest number of murders in the country: 279 victims in a year

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News | 22 March 2017

Sometimes, gangsterism is the norm

Cape Flats residents paint a complex picture of the causes of gang violence


News | 16 March 2017

New round of evictions in Wolwerivier

Residents say they live in overcrowded conditions while houses stand empty


News | 9 March 2017

Did policeman fire handgun at Philippi school protest?

Eyewitness says policeman pulled out a handgun and fired a single round


News | 8 March 2017