The Rise of Security Theatre

Posted on: Fri 28 Aug 2020

Security theatre occurs when governments intend to take actions to improve the security of its citizens without doing much to actually improve that security.

This era of uncertainty seems to be a fertile ground for our leaders to nurture this practice.

Author and critic Ben Brooker speaks with Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis about the term ‘security theatre’ and its repercussions in our society.

Petition for the immediate disbandment of the SA Police’s Security Response Section (SRS)

Image: Wikimedia Commons

Produced by David Bucio


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