Call for Inmates To Be Released After COVID-19 Outbreak in Eastern Cape Prisons

In an open letter sent to the President of the Republic of South Africa, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, and other governmental and correctional bodies, the Detention Justice Forum (DJF) listed their recommendations of precautionary measures to be implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis to protect the health and safety of … More Call for Inmates To Be Released After COVID-19 Outbreak in Eastern Cape Prisons

UNODC’s Bold New Steps On The Road To Prisoner Rehabilitation

An essential component of the Doha Declaration Global Programme, UNODC’s work on prisoner rehabilitation has been consolidating the ways in which prison-based rehabilitation schemes can be developed and harmonised at an international level. Since the launch of the Global Programme, and as the guardian of the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (the … More UNODC’s Bold New Steps On The Road To Prisoner Rehabilitation