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Ten years after the Jali Commission: assessing the state of South Africa's prisons
(South African Crime Quaterly, 2016-12)
Ten years have lapsed since the Jali Commission’s final report became publicly available, and it is therefore an opportune time to assess the state of South Africa’s prison system. The Jali Commission was appointed when ...
Survey of detention visiting mechanisms in Africa
(Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2013)
Mechanisms of detention oversight may refer to any number of activities or approaches which would result in the institution of detention being held accountable to the overseeing body. Such actions may include public ...
Women in detention in Africa: A review of the literature
Women in prison in Africa experience compounded discrimination due to gender and poverty. Structural inequality results in women being poorly educated, having reduced access to economic resources and legal processes. Women ...
Pocket Guide to Arrest and Detention in Malawi, Lilongwe
(Paralegal Advisory Services Institute (PASI), Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR), the Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA), and the Community Law Centre (CLC) of the University of the Western Cape, 2015)
This guide is for anyone who needs a quick reference to the laws around arrest and detention in Malawi. This may include police, court clerks, prosecutors, magistrates, paralegals and detainees. First there is an orientation ...