Wits Justice Project

 
Law fails women who kill partners in self-defence
Law fails women who kill partners in self-defence
Victims of domestic and intimate partner violence such as Reeva Steenkamp and Karabo Mokoena grab headlines and trigger protests, but the women who...
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...
Bail system penalises the poor
Bail system penalises the poor
Tsego Dube* sits quietly on an overcrowded bench at the Hillbrow magistrate’s court awaiting the fate of his bail hearing. It is a Monday...
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...
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...
Paraplegic's hellish ordeal in prison
Paraplegic's hellish ordeal in prison
As Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian and Paralympian alleged murderer, settled into a luxurious Pretoria mansion to await his trial, Ronnie Fakude, a...

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