When human rights congregate with Public Order Policing: An African Perspective. Mr. Ilyayambwa Mwanawina North West University (Mafikeng Campus). Introduction.
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When human rights congregate with Public Order Policing: An African Perspective
Mr. Ilyayambwa Mwanawina
North West University (Mafikeng Campus)
These rights have been further expounded under General comment No 34, to entail the following;
The Charter, adopted in 1981 by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity provides as follows;
Source: Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation and Society, Work and Development Institute. 2011
In analysing the general nature of protests, one realizes that all protests are a result of a loss in confidence of the democratic and consultative structures that are already in place, to hear and resolve the cries of the citizenry. The common denominators in protests are;
For as long as there is dissatisfaction in society, people will demonstrate, and for as long as they believe their cries will be heard, they will be no need for violence or disorder. When we reach this stage in society, consensual equilibrium would have been attained rather than coercive equilibrium.