SANDF

Soldiers shot me in my shack by mistake, says Crossroads man

Vuyisa Sityebi lost a kidney and part of his intestine

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12 August 2020

SANDF cuts Happiness Village off from the world, places community leader under house arrest

Lawyers say army has no right to conduct “military exercises” in and around the informal settlement

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26 July 2020

Marievale cousins accuse SANDF soldiers of assault

“The soldiers kept kicking them so badly we thought they would kill them”, says witness

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15 October 2019

Army protects Eskom workers in Khayelitsha

“The army is here to intimidate us” says Qandu-qandu informal settlement resident

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22 August 2019

Claremont Mosque calls for religious leaders to respond to Cape Flats violence

Vigil held for city’s residents “trapped” in conflict areas

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19 July 2019

GROUNDVIEW: Popular, maybe necessary, but deploying the army in townships resurrects terrible memories

We hope that it will be a temporary and effective measure; the verdict is out

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19 July 2019

Cape Flats residents cheer arrival of army

Military deployed on Mandela Day to help quell Cape Town’s gang crime

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19 July 2019