Protest Planned After Security 'Lock Down' of South African Beach
A group of Cape Town residents have announced plans to stage a #ReclaimClifton protest following an incident where security guards from Professional Protective Alternatives (PPA) instructed visitors to leave Clifton Fourth Beach. PPA chief Alwyn Landman denied allegations of a "lockdown" at the tourist hotspot and said instead guards were brought in to help police officers after two rapes were reported. The police have since said no such reports were made.
News24Wire, 28 December 2018
Lobby group Black People's National Crisis Committee will lead a protest march to Clifton Beach on Friday. The group will also hold a cleansing ceremony calling for the end of the… Read more »
News24Wire, 27 December 2018
The private security company at the centre of the Cape Town's Clifton Fourth Beach "lock down" controversy has decided it will no longer patrol there, as a group of Cape Town… Read more »
Clifton Beach (file photo).
South Africa: City of Cape Town Speaks On Clifton Beach Incident
SAnews.gov.za, 27 December 2018
The City of Cape Town has on Thursday reiterated its stance that public amenities are available to all members of the public. Read more »
News24Wire, 26 December 2018
A private security company says it had nothing to do with denying beachgoers night access to Clifton Fourth Beach in a move to "lock down" the beach over the busy holiday period. Read more »