- 'Just how stupid do they think we are?'
- Zuma under pressure over al-Bashir
- Military munitions storage increasingly unstable
- Hawks under surveillance
- ISS Today: Release on Medical Parole: A Review of the South African Correctional Services Act
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 04:07 AM PDT
IOL, 15 July 2009
... But Institute for Security Studies (ISS) analyst Johan Burger dismissed the debate as 'a storm in a teacup' and said a country that made do with an interim constitution for a while after the advent of democracy would survive months of makeshift organisation at the Hawks.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 04:03 AM PDT
Business Day, 14 July 2009
... Yesterday, human rights organisations in SA, including the statutory Human Rights Commission, the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, the Centre for Human Rights at Pretoria University, the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention, the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, the Human Rights Institute of SA, the International Centre for Transitional Justice, the Institute for Security Studies, the Khulumani Support Group, the Legal Resources Centre and Lawyers for Human Rights, called for the government to abide by SA’s ICC obligations and to distance itself from the AU position.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 03:59 AM PDT
Reuters AlertNet, 14 July 2009
... 'Arms and ammunition stockpiles are becoming increasingly unstable due to age and, in many cases, unintentional mismanagement,' Ben Coetzee, Senior Researcher at the ISS Arms Management Programme, told IRIN.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 03:54 AM PDT
iafrica.com, 14 July 2009
The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has urged the new crime fighting unit, the Hawks, to remain viciously independent. The fledgling crime investigations unit made at least three arrests in Cape Town during its first week of operations.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 02:28 AM PDT
ISS Today: 17 July 2009
The terms and conditions of medical parole in South Africa were highlighted and much debated since the release of convicted fraudster Shabir Shaik (picture) from prison on 3 March 2009. Shaik, a former financial advisor of President Jacob Zuma, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on 2 counts of corruption and 1 of fraud.