Tag Archives: Khayelitsha
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South African Township Lesbians March for Justice against Corrective Rape

Claiming the streets in protest for justice By Melanie Nathan, February 02, 2013. Today a large group of lesbians, carrying signs and the South African gay flag,  from a variety of Townships around the Cape Town area, took to the streets singing and chanting for justice to draw attention to the issue of corrective rape […]

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March planned to hunt rapist Andile Ngocza wanted for ‘corrective’ rape of lesbian

Cape Town, South Africa  join the march to help catch brutal rapist By Melanie Nathan, January 19, 2013. In 2010 I broke the story of the brutal rape of a lesbian in Gugulethu, a Township near Cape Town, in an article that went viral around the world, causing outrage, “The Face of Corrective Rape.”  I […]

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New Accuser for Secretly Gay Murder Suspect Shrien Dewani

By Melanie Nathan,April, 02, 2012 A beautiful bride and the perfect groom and what better than a honeymoon in magnificent Cape Town, South Africa. It would take wealth to put on the lavish wedding depicted in the photographs splashed across the world press, and that wealth itself would serve to question the very alibi upon […]

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South Africa Lesbian Killers| Zoliswa Gets Justice at Last

Lesbian Murderers Receive 18 years and Magistrate sets hate crimes acknowledgment precedent by Melanie Nathan, February 01, 2012. A cheer rang out and the crowd sang and danced outside the Khayelitsha Courthouse, Cape Town, South Africa, the scene of over thirty postponements in a murder trial that shocked the world, taking five years to meter […]

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Lesbian Zoliswa Murder Trial – Sentencing Postponed

by Melanie Nathan, Dec 28, 2011 The five year long trial of the men found guilty of murdering lesbian Zoliswa Nkonyana continues its  untenable delays. After over 40 delays, and five years of mayhem, including escapes and recaptures,  in a trial reflecting  incompetency by police and justice system,  finally it seems that the sentencing of […]

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