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The right of prisoners to vote in Africa: An update
(Africa Criminal Justice Reform, 2019)
Broadly speaking, universal suffrage refers to the rights conferred on adult citizens of a country to vote, however, there are always restrictions to a greater or lesser degree on who can vote in every democratic political ...
The Socio-Economic Impact of Pre-Trial Detention in Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia
(Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2016)
The project was informed by an understanding of how socio-economic rights intersect with fair trial rights. The nature of the obligations on states, as set out in instruments such as the International Covenant on Economic, ...
Punished for being Poor: Evidence and Arguments for the Decriminalisation and Declassification of Petty Offences
(Dullah Omar Institute, 2015)
The Ouagadougou Declaration and Plan of Action on Accelerating Prison and Penal Reform in Africa of 20031 endorsed recommendations calling for reducing the size of prison populations in Africa. The Plan of Action recommended ...