GroundUp | By Ashleigh Furlong

“In many cases the perpetrators are never found and the [victim] remains unidentified for some time”.

The director of Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) Sally Shackleton has described the proposed non-prison sentence for Zwelethu Mthethwa as an “appalling suggestion.”

Mthethwa was convicted on 16 March this year of kicking sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo to death in Woodstock in 2013. He was denied bail for the duration of his sentencing proceedings… Read more

Image: Zwelethu Mthethwa walking into the dock during a break in court proceedings in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. Photo: Ashleigh Furlong