A DEN OF INIQUITY? Inside Hillbrow’s residential hotels

Ted Leggett


Hillbrow’s sleazy hotels are notorious crime hotspots. After a general victim survey of the Hillbrow police station area conducted by the ISS, a special follow-up was conducted in these hotels. This survey uncovered startling frankness about the prevalence of drugs, commercial sex work, and corruption in Johannesburg’s inner city.


crime; Hillbrow; South Africa; hotels; victims

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2413-3108/2002/v0i2a1080


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