NEWS24: Advocacy group demands justice for murdered Cape Town sex worker

4 February 2016 Cape Town – It is “unacceptable” that the wheels of justice are turning “painfully slow” for murdered sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo, the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (Sweat) said on the steps of the Western Cape High Court on Thursday. “This is not a nameless, faceless woman that was killed,” Sweat lobbyist Glynnis Bentham said. “She had a mother; a family. She deserves justice.” Acclaimed artist Zwelethu Mthethwa is accused of killing the 23-year-old by kicking her to death in Woodstock on April 14 2013. The painter and photographer has pleaded not guilty. “It has been three years. Three years! Is it because she isn’t white and because what she did [for a living] is criminalised? This trial is dragging. No progress is being made.” Read full article: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/advocacy-group-demands-justice-for-murdered-cape-town-sex-worker-20160204?isapp=true … Continue reading →