How do we cleanse the hate from men's hearts?

It is not just a new law but a combined force of will that is needed to stem the tide of violence, writes Sue de Groot

04 July 2021 - 00:00

The murder of Anele Bhengu, a young lesbian woman whose mutilated body was found dumped in a ditch in KwaZulu-Natal last month, has reinvigorated calls for the passing of the long-delayed hate crimes bill.

Stricter laws are all well and good, but in themselves are not sufficient to curb the harassment, assault and killing of vulnerable minorities...

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