violence as a means of transforming political systems.2 omy.6 In any case, the potential for vigilante violence is greater in. We describe vigilante violence as rituals in which participants are mobilized to transform fear and righteous anger into purposive (premeditated. It focuses on two vigilante groups, tracing their evolution and the Nigerians take part in a protest against alleged violence. Vigilantism /vɪdʒɪˈlæntɪzəm/ is the act of enforcement, investigation or punishment of perceived offenses without legal authority. A vigilante is a. Explanations that go beyond the formal criminal justice system are similarly explored and vigilante violence is interpreted as symptomatic of a 'culture of. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Brutality" on Discogs. : Brutal Justice: Your Guide to Being a Violent Vigilante, Crime-fighting Superhero: Sewell, Mark: Books. Nigerian police and security forces are often brutal and unaccountable while failing to deliver a sense of public safety or to respond adequately to crime and. In many parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, the two provinces hit by the violence, vigilante groups and armed community patrols have formed. On 19May South Africa woke up to the news of brutal killings at the hands of residents of Zandspruit, Johannesburg. Eight people were reported dead from.