The police are supposed to protect the public from crime and violence, but some officers engage in unlawful behaviour such as corruption, brutality and torture. Holding police officers accountable for wrongdoing is therefore essential.
There is no evidence anywhere in the world that having a gun for self defence make people safer. In fact, the vast majority of illegal guns are stolen from armed civilians in SA.
As the world talks disarmament at the start of UN Disarmament week, South Africans are doing the same