Mangaung Correctional Centre

 
Retraction: Department did not refer death of Mangaung inmate to police
Retraction: Department did not refer death of Mangaung inmate to police
On October 21 this year, the press ombud, Johan Retief, ruled on a complaint by the department of correctional services against the Mail &...
Mangaung prison inmate 'tortured to death'
Mangaung prison inmate 'tortured to death'
On a cold winter day in 2005, inmate Isaac Nelani asked wardens at Mangaung prison, run by British security firm G4S, for an extra blanket to keep...
Still no progress on Mangaung prison abuse claims
Still no progress on Mangaung prison abuse claims
A year ago, the Mail & Guardian published the results of a 12-month investigation by the Wits Justice Project into the Mangaung prison in...
Privatisation of prisons has 'failed'
Privatisation of prisons has 'failed'
Correctional Services Minister Sbu Ndebele told Parliament on Tuesday that the privatisation of prisons in South Africa has failed. Mangaung...
Mangaung defends antipsychotic injections for prisoners
Mangaung defends antipsychotic injections for prisoners
MPs heard on Wednesday that antipsychotic injections were necessary to subdue inmates at Mangaung prison.
Privately-run prisons are failing, says Ndebele
Privately-run prisons are failing, says Ndebele
Members of Parliament voiced concerns on Tuesday over the billions of rands spent by the state on privately-run prisons and the disappointing...
Probe into Mangaung prison torture nearly complete
Probe into Mangaung prison torture nearly complete
A two-pronged probe into a Wits Justice Project investigation into torture at Mangaung prison will be completed in the...
G4S: Prison 'an excellent example' of private-public partnership
G4S: Prison 'an excellent example' of private-public partnership
The Mangaung Correctional Centre (MCC) is a state-of-the-art maximum security prison, built to government specifications, that houses approximately...
Ndebele: Mangaung prison torture will be investigated
Ndebele: Mangaung prison torture will be investigated
Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele was responding to a Mail & Guardian article by the Wits Justice...
State seizes bedlam-riven Bloem prison
State seizes bedlam-riven Bloem prison
Following the third hostage drama since the inception of the privately run Mangaung Correctional Centre in 2000, the department of correctional...
Mangaung prison hostage set free, no injuries reported
Mangaung prison hostage set free, no injuries reported
No one was injured when a Mangaung prison official was rescued from a hostage situation at the correctional centre, an official said on...

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