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Gangs, Pagad & the state

Bill Dixon

Gangs, Pagad & the state

vigilantism and revenge violence in the Western Cape

by Bill Dixon

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Published by CSVR in Braamfontein .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Western Cape.
    • Subjects:
    • Pagad (Organization),
    • Violence -- South Africa -- Western Cape.,
    • Gangs -- South Africa -- Western Cape.,
    • Vigilance committees -- South Africa -- Western Cape.,
    • Conflict management -- South Africa -- Western Cape.,
    • Crime prevention -- South Africa -- Western Cape.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesGangs, Pagad and the state
      Statementby Bill Dixon and Lisa-Marie Johns.
      SeriesViolence & transition series ;, v. 2
      ContributionsJohns, Lisa-Marie., Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN801.W47 D58 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p. ;
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3776148M
      LC Control Number2003538562
      OCLC/WorldCa52151080

        Hostilities in the crime-ridden mixed-race suburbs of Cape Town erupted a week ago when Pagad members, taped and filmed by news crews, burned and shot to death Rashaad Staggie, a gang . People Against Gangsterism and Drugs was a vigilante group formed in in the Cape Flats area of Cape Town, South organization was known for its violence against gangsters, engaging in murder. Although PAGAD is much smaller than in the early years since its formation, the organization has been reported to be growing as of


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People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (PAGAD) was a vigilante group formed in in the Cape Flats area of Cape Town, South organization was known for its violence against gangsters, engaging in arson and murder.

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