Letters to the editor | Amandla Issue 22/23

While the socialist left are playing their violins our townships are bleedingAt what stage is the left going to respond to the horrendous killings that are a daily feature of life on the Cape Flats? Are you not losing an opportunity to intervene in a meaningful way...

Interview with police Major General Jeremy Vearey

In this extract from a longer interview conducted by Amandla! Vearey outlines a brief history of policing methodology in Cape Town and a critique based on the intersection between class/capital/space in terms of how crime arises and policing functions in Cape Town A!:...

MOVIES ABOUT THE CAPE FLATS

The Devil’s Lair A film by Riaan Hendriks 2013 Incarcerated Knowledge Dylan Valley 2013 There’s a growing body of Cape Flats gangsta-chic in both print and film that is all the vogue popping up in publications and film festivals worldwide. Much of it makes...

Raw transcript of the Jeremy Vearey interview

Interview with Jeremy Vearey, Major-general in SAPS. A!: Maybe you’d like to introduce yourself and your capacity. JV: I am Jeremy Vearey. I am also a Major-general in the police service. I am responsible for the gangster activity in this province. I’ll go...