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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?
(Faculty of Law, UWC, 2013)
It must be regarded as a peculiarity that the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights makes no specific mention of prisoners’ rights and that these rights have to be inferred from overall reading of the Charter, and ...
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?
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
INTRODUCTION: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 ...
The numbering of days: Sentencing and prison population growth
(Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2007)
On 30 May 2007 the Criminal Law Amendment Bill (15 of 2007) was tabled in Parliament, proposing amendments to what has become known as the 'minimum sentences' legislation. The proposed amendments herald another chapter in ...
The criminalization of torture in South Africa
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
This article describes the politics related to the criminalization of torture in South Africa. It studies the differences between torture as an international crime and as a crime under international human rights law. The ...