Watching the World Burn: Does the State have a general, constitutional obligation to investigate and remedy suspected wrongdoing committed under its authority?

By: Nic Herd To paraphrase the well-known rejoinder of Alfred Pennyworth in dialogue with Bruce Wayne (Batman), from The Dark Knight (2008):  Unfortunately, some are happy to watch the world burn.  We have all borne witness to a willingness to participate in or overlook wrongdoing within and without South Africa’s government – some of the … Continue reading Watching the World Burn: Does the State have a general, constitutional obligation to investigate and remedy suspected wrongdoing committed under its authority?