DJF 2019 Annual Gathering Meeting

The Detention Justice Forum is holding its Annual Gathering Meeting (AGM) on 19 March 2019. DJF members and interested organisations/individuals are welcome to attend this event, which promises to be an engaging and educational space. We hope to see you there! To RSVP please fill in this form: https://goo.gl/forms/iihbvfk5AZ1n7Gej2

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Prison overcrowding: No more band-aid solutions

March 13, 2017 By Ariane Nevin Following the High Court decision in December 2016 directing the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) to immediately address the ‘deplorable’ overcrowding in Pollsmoor Remand, and the subsequent shuffling of sentenced inmates to other provinces, overcrowding in the facility for those awaiting trial is the lowest it’s been in the past five […]

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