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Cruel warders target trans inmates
Cruel warders target trans inmates
Bras, panties and hairpieces are some of the items Akhona Tasha Gumbi had ready to take into the Sun City male prison facility for her year-long...
Six women show up Madagascar’s infamous justice system
Six women show up Madagascar’s infamous justice system
Crumbling walls, crowded dirty spaces and tiny rations of dry cassava. Prisons are often a cruel place, especially in Madagascar.
Prison company stalls court actions
Prison company stalls court actions
British multinational security company G4S wants the high court in Pretoria to suppress evidence that could reveal widespread torture and abuse of...
Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court
Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court
The Equality Court in Cape Town will soon hear a groundbreaking case on the rights of transgender prisoners. The court will have to decide whether...
Fire-damaged KZN prison up and running again despite not being fixed
Fire-damaged KZN prison up and running again despite not being fixed
The department of correctional services has reopened a prison gutted in a massive fire two years ago – before restoring it and despite wardens...
​Gang war drives prison bloodbaths in Brazil
​Gang war drives prison bloodbaths in Brazil
When beheaded, disembowelled corpses stacked up in Brazilian jails, it looked like bloody chaos caused by overcrowding. But authorities see method...
Tortured Mangaung prisoners seek justice
Tortured Mangaung prisoners seek justice
British security firm G4S, which runs Bloemfontein’s Mangaung prison, has denied lawyers access to a prisoner who claims to have been shot in the...
Hope dwindles for women imprisoned in Thailand for drug trafficking
Hope dwindles for women imprisoned in Thailand for drug trafficking
"You cannot bring this in here,” the warden informed me, pointing to the pair of spectacles I was holding. “Prison rules ­forbid these...
[Video]Oscar Pistorius: Lock and load
[Video]Oscar Pistorius: Lock and load
While the world contemplates Oscar Pistorius's imminent release from prison, Pimples gives their take on what it will look like.
Crime and punishment don't add up
Crime and punishment don't add up
South Africa is often branded as a country with a high incarceration rate. In certain respects, this is true. For with 290 people per 100 000...

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