David Abrahams

Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa

David Abrahams is a lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa. He holds an LL.M. from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights


  • A synopsis of urban violence in South Africa

    On 27 April 1994, all South Africans were permitted to vote for the first time, signalling the birth of a democratic state built on a constitutional democracy. This article gives an overview of the various forms of violence in South Africa and also briefly considers the state’s responses to them within the various legal frameworks.