Gay rights activists call on government, SAPS to investigate hate crimes

This after Lonwabo Nolte was stabbed to death over the weekend. Queer Lives Matter's, Kamva Gwana, believed that this was a homophobic attack.

Police car/van. Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - Gay rights activists are calling on the government and police to investigate and prosecute hate crimes in the country.

This after Lonwabo Nolte was stabbed to death over the weekend.

The 22-year-old was celebrating his birthday.

Queer Lives Matter's, Kamva Gwana, believed that this was a homophobic attack.

“We have yet to once again hear anything from the government. The Presidency has been silent, the Justice Department has been silent and the SAPS has been overwhelmingly silent in these cases."

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