Mido Macia Returns Home

People protest outside the Benoni Magistrates court, east of Johannesburg, during the bail application of nine policemen accused of murdering a Mozambican national, Mido Macia, by dragging him behind a police vehicle last week. March 2013

People protest outside the Benoni Magistrates court, east of Johannesburg, during the bail application of nine policemen accused of murdering a Mozambican national, Mido Macia, by dragging him behind a police vehicle last week. March 2013

A family member of Mido Macia preys before entering Macia's South African residence before a ceremony to clean his body after he was allegedly killed by policemen in Daveyton, Johannesburg. March 2013

A family member of Mido Macia preys before entering Macia’s South African residence before a ceremony to clean his body after he was allegedly killed by policemen in Daveyton, Johannesburg. March 2013

A family member cleans Mido Macia's body during a ceremony at his South African residence before being driven to his funeral. March 2013

A family member cleans Mido Macia’s body during a ceremony at his South African residence before being driven to his funeral. March 2013

Jossefa Macia performs a traditional ceremony for his son, Mido, who was allegedly killed by the Daveyton police by being dragged behind a vehicle, at the holding cells where his son died according to police. March 2013

Jossefa Macia performs a traditional ceremony for his son, Mido, who was allegedly killed by the Daveyton police by being dragged behind a vehicle, at the holding cells where his son died according to police. March 2013

Three-year-old Sergio Macia, wipes away tears from his mother, Biuda's face, during a funeral service for his father. March 2013

Three-year-old Sergio Macia, wipes away tears from his mother, Biuda’s face, during a funeral service for his father. March 2013

Mido Macia's father, Jossefa, scatters soil in the grave of his son. March 2013

Mido Macia’s father, Jossefa, scatters soil in the grave of his son. March 2013

Mido Macia's wife, Biuda, breaks down as she plants a flower on the grave of her husband during his funeral service in Matola. March 2013

Mido Macia’s wife, Biuda, breaks down as she plants a flower on the grave of her husband during his funeral service in Matola. March 2013

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