Police brutality: WJP’s Carolyn Raphaely interviewed on BBC

Carolyn Raphaely of the Wits Justice Project (Photo: The Star)

Carolyn Raphaely of the Wits Justice Project (Photo: The Star)

Award-winning Wits Justice Project senior journalist Carolyn Raphaely was interviewed on Newsday on BBC Radio this morning, after she broke the story about police brutality by Bloemfontein’s Organised Crime Unit (OCU). Carolyn interviewed six awaiting trial detainees who are suing the Minister of Police over the torture they experienced at the hands of the OCU in the Bloemfontein Tourist Centre.

Listen to Carolyn’s description of OCU brutality and the response from the police ministry.

(Carolyn’s interview is 33 mins into the clip Please note that this episode of Newsday is available only until 26 April 2013)

Read “Apartheid tactics stand the test of time” by CarolynRaphaely.

Read “Tortured and shocked: Prisoners awaiting trial sue police minister” by Carolyn Raphaely.

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