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The betrayal of Steve Biko – South Africa’s initial report to the UN Committee against torture and responses from civil society
(Law, Democracy & Development, 2008)
This article will focus on State Party obligations in respect of reporting to the UN Committee against Torture (the Committee) under article 19(1)17 of CAT and more particularly on civil society’s interaction with the ...
Preventing and combating torture in South Africa: a framework for action under CAT and OPCAT
(Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation & Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative, 2008)
This booklet aims to provide more information to decision-makers and stakeholders on the challenges relating to preventing and combating torture; and also outlines South Africa’s obligations under CAT and OPCAT. These two ...
Guide to the UN Convention against torture in South Africa
(Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative, 2008)
This publication is a guide to the UN Convention against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) for the South African context. The guide is furthermore aimed at civil society organisations ...