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DJF responds to the announced release of 19 000 parolees

DJF members welcomed Minister Lamola’s announcement on 8 May 2020 that up to 19 000 incarcerated persons would be released on parole, in order to reduce overcrowding in the prisons as a measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are concerned, however, that there is insufficient support structures for the proper rehabilitation and reintegration […]

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