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dc.contributor.authorMuntingh, Lukas
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-30T13:55:04Z
dc.date.available2014-05-30T13:55:04Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationMuntingh, L. (2013). Guidelines and principles on imprisonment and the prevention of torture under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights – how relevant are they for South Africa? Law, Democracy & Development, 17: 363-377en_US
dc.identifier.issn077-4907
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10566/1090
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION:This article will assess the relationship between the Commission and the South African prison reform debate with reference to: • A general overview of South African prisoners’ rights litigation; • The prevention and eradication of torture and other ill-treatment in South Africa and the Robben Island Guidelines; • The right to liberty and the recently announced guidelines from the Commission on police and pre-trial detention; and • State reporting to the Commission. The article concludes with a number of observations regarding the relationship between the Commission and prison reform in South Africa.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of the Western Capeen_US
dc.rights© 2013 Muntingh; licensee University of the Western Cape. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
dc.subjectAfrican Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rightsen_US
dc.subjectUN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisonersen_US
dc.subjectSouth Africaen_US
dc.subjectAfrican Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rightsen_US
dc.subjectCommittee against Tortureen_US
dc.subjectTortureen_US
dc.titleGuidelines and principles on imprisonment and the prevention of torture under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights – how relevant are they for South Africa?en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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dc.status.ispeerreviewedtrue
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