The brutality with which Covid-19 lockdown regulations were enforced brought the culture of abuse and non-accountability at the South African Police Service (SAPS) into focus. The global outcry over the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis showed us that the issue is an international one.
Viewfinder has been investigating South African police brutality and non-accountability for months. We condensed our findings into a short animation. Come up to speed in around a minute flat.