<
                  
SABC3 | Sundays | 21h30
  Child Brutes (5 May 2009)
Coming up on Special Assignment:

Broadcast date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009
Episode Title: Child Brutes

Young people in South Africa are statistically twice as likely as adults to fall prey to crime. For children growing up in this cycle of violence there is a fine line between being a victim and becoming a perpetrator.

Last year newspapers carried the horrific story of Seiso Ratsoana, a four-year old who as a toddler was kidnapped and tortured by two 11-year old boys.

Special Assignment tells the story of the little boy who was preyed upon by criminals who were little boys themselves and speaks to psychologists who present a profile of indicators that could turn young children to a life of crime.

The show also speaks to several youngsters who at an age where they should be in school, are already seasoned criminals. They tell of a life of desperation and violence that seemed to offer few alternatives.

With more than half the country’s population under the age of 25, and with crime just as likely to happen in the home as in the schoolyard, the episode asks, are our youth getting more brutal?



Special Assignment is on SABC3 on Tuesdays at 20h00.

Replies: 0
You must be a TVSA member to post a reply
 



Latest Blog Entries

RSS Feed

03/10/2013

20/08/2013

15/04/2013

21/11/2012

29/08/2012

Blog Stats

Total Views: 177147
Total Replies: 651

Site Activity


leeshy replied to article Big Brother Mzansi The Reunion Gallery
Kevinoth replied to article Rhythm City Teasers - April 2014
Goku replied to article isiBaya Teasers - April 2014
Ellesgee replied to article Days of our Lives Teasers - April 2014
Ellesgee replied to article Days of our Lives Teasers - April 2014
Ellesgee replied to article Scandal Teasers - April 2014



CELEB BIRTHDAYS
Nina Foch (90) RATE
George Takei (77) RATE
James Gammon (74) RATE
Ryan O'Neal (73) RATE
Michael Brandon (69) RATE
Gregory Itzin (66) RATE
Veronica Cartwright (65) RATE
Jessica Lange (65) RATE
Geraint Wyn Davies (57) RATE
Nicholas Lyndhurst (53) RATE
Andy Serkis (50) RATE
Crispin Glover (50) RATE
Gérard Rudolf (48) RATE
Lara Jill Miller (47) RATE
J.D. Roth (46) RATE
William deVry (46) RATE
Shemar Moore (44) RATE
Carmen Electra (42) RATE
Elizabeth Jarosz (41) RATE
Julie Fernandez (40) RATE
Joey Lawrence (38) RATE
Alex Angarita (36) RATE
Clayne Crawford (36) RATE
Nicole Davids (32) RATE
Joanne King (31) RATE
Tim Jo (30) RATE
Billy Magnussen (29) RATE
John Patrick Amedori (27) RATE
Ashton Moio (22) RATE
Martine Loxton (14) RATE