Prison Rehabilitation in South Africa 'Not Working'


While rehabilitation and care programmes are failing, prisoners were also being abused and dehumanised, resulting in the entire country being unsafe, says parliament's portfolio committee on correctional services.
  • South Africa:  MPs Warn of Inhumane Prison Conditions

    South African Press Association, 24 October 2012

    Inhumane conditions in South African prisons are making the department of correctional service vulnerable to legal action, MPs said on Wednesday. read more »

Prisoner's hands on the bars in his cell (file photo): Inhumane conditions in South African prisons are making the department of correctional service vulnerable to legal action, MPs say.

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