Category Archive: Arrested Unlawfully

Unlawful Arrest, Detention & Police Brutality

Unlawful Arrest & Police Brutality

Few things are more traumatic or humiliating than being arrested – you can find yourself in a situation you are totally unprepared for; and if the arrest is unlawful, the distress is even greater. The following information tells you what to expect and how to handle the process, if you are unfortunate enough to find yourself in that position.

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Arrested unlawfully? Don’t wait for the worst to happen

Arrested Unlawfully in South Africa

Arrested unlawfully

Don’t wait for the worst to happen. We’ve written about arrestees’ right in the past, but the recent student protest action both here in Cape Town and across the country, especially at the Union Buildings, has seen a police response out of proportion to the threat posed by students protesting peacefully with a legitimate grievance; and we feel it is important to repeat the process you should follow in the event of arrest.

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