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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 ...
Evidence obtained through violating the right to freedom from torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment in South Africa
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2015)
Although South African courts have expressly held that any evidence obtained through torture is always inadmissible, the author is unaware of a decision from a South African court to the effect that evidence obtained through ...
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 ...