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Prisoner transfer to South Africa: Some of the likely challenges ahead
(North-West University, 2013)
For many years the South African government has been reluctant to enter into prisoner transfer agreements. This reluctance is demonstrated by at least two instances. The first is that in 2000 there was an attempt by an ...
Service delivery protests, struggle for rights and the failure of local democracy in South Africa and Uganda: parallels and divergences
(Centre for Applied Legal Studies, Wits University, 2013)
Although the two countries are thousands of miles apart, Uganda and South Africa have both experienced service delivery protests in recent years. The protests have been directed mainly at local governments, although in ...
Lessons from the past: Remand detention and pre-trial services
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)., 2013)
A 1997 project established by the Vera Institute of Justice, a New York-based non-government organisation, aimed to alleviate overcrowding in South African prisons by assisting magistrates in bail proceedings and thereby ...
Understanding impunity in the South African law enforcement agencies
(Dullah Omar Institute, 2013)
This paper analyses the underlying structural and functional reasons for de facto impunity in South African law enforcement with specific reference to the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Department of Correctional ...
Race, gender and socio-economic status in law enforcement in South Africa – are there worrying signs?
(Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
In the South African context the right to equality has particular significance given the country’s history of statutory unfair racial discrimination. This paper investigates, based on quantitative data, how different ...
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, 2013)
It must be regarded as a peculiarity that the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Charter) makes no specific mention of prisoners’ rights and that these rights have to be inferred from an overall reading of ...