Outrage After S African Teen Raped, Mutilated


NGOs, civil society and government have expressed outrage at the gang rape and murder of a 17-year-old girl from Bredasdorp in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Police have reportedly arrested a third suspect who is due in court soon.

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  • South Africa:  Commission for Gender Equality's Response to Rape and Death of Ms Booysen

    South African Government, 7 February 2013

    The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has learnt with a great deal of outrage about the rape and sudden death of the Ms Anene Booysen. Through its mandate, the CGE is obliged to ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Popcru Statement On Bredasdorp Rape and Murder of a 17 Year Old Girl

    Congress of South African Trade Unions, 7 February 2013

    The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) is satisfied with the progress made by police in the Western Cape in the rape and mutilation case of Anine Booysen. read more »

  • South Africa:  Samwu Shocked and Saddened By Gang Rapes

    Congress of South African Trade Unions, 7 February 2013

    The continuation of the scourge of rape, in all its shapes and forms continues to stain the reputation of our beloved country, and the ideals of equality and liberty that underpin ... read more »

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  • South Africa:  ANC Supports the ANCWL Call for All to Unite Against Rape

    African National Congress, 7 February 2013

    The ANC (African National Congress) notes with concern the high number of incidents of rape and child rape that occur around the country. read more »

  • South Africa:  DA Visits Family of Anene Booysen

    Democratic Alliance, 7 February 2013

    This morning DA members of parliament visited the family of Anene Booysen to pay their respects and assist with funeral arrangements. read more »

  • South Africa:  Outrage At Bredasdorp Gang Rape

    SouthAfrica.info, 7 February 2013

    The South African government has expressed its dismay and outrage at the rape and murder of a 17-year-old girl in Bredasdorp in the Western Cape. read more »

  • South Africa:  Presidency Expresses Outrage At the Rape and Murder of a Teenager

    South African Government, 7 February 2013

    President Jacob Zuma has expressed his sense of shock and outrage at the reported gang rape and brutal murder of a Western Cape teenager Anene Booysen. read more »

  • South Africa:  Denosa Appalled By Murder of a Cape Town Girl

    Congress of South African Trade Unions, 7 February 2013

    Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) would like to express its shock and anger at the unnecessary rape and murder of the 17-year-old girl in Bredersdorp the ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Statement By Dan Plato, Western Cape Mec of Community Safety On Bredasdorp Rape and Murder - Women's Safety Affects Everyone

    South African Government, 7 February 2013

    The horrific gang-rape and murder of a young girl in Bredasdorp over the weekend is condemned in the strongest possible terms and highlights an urgent need for communities to stand ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Parliament Must Enable National Dialogue On Rape Crisis in South Africa

    Democratic Alliance, 7 February 2013

    The brutal gang-rape and murder of a 17 year old South African woman has shocked and saddened me. I can only imagine the intense pain Anene Booysen's family, friends and loved ones ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Government Is Outraged By Bredasdorp Gang-Rape and Murder

    South African Government, 7 February 2013

    Government is outraged and dismayed at yet another media report of gang rape and murder of a Western Cape teenager. The frequent occurrence of these brutal acts is unacceptable and ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Cosatu Appalled At Brutal Rape and Murder

    Congress of South African Trade Unions, 6 February 2013

    The Congress of South African Trade Unions is appalled and disgusted at the horrific rape and murder of a 17-year-old girl in Bredasdorp, Western Cape, on 3 February 2013. read more »