The Detention Justice Forum is a civil society coalition, comprising of non-governmental organisations and individuals seeking to ensure that the rights and well-being of those who are detained are respected as enshrined under the South African Constitution, laws, and international human rights norms and standards.



Detention Justice Forum Statement on Allegations Made Against the Wits Justice Project by Zach Modise

21 October 2014   To: Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Honourable Minister Michael Masutha.   CC: Chairperson, Portfolio Committee for Justice and Correctional Services, Dr Mathole Motshekga; Acting Commissioner, Department of Correctional Services, Mr Zach Modise   Dear Honourable Minister, Acting Commissioner, Mr Zach Modise is Wrong. The Detention Justice Forum (DJF) addresses this […]

The Detention Justice Forum submission on the Department of Correctional Services and Judicial Inspectorate’s Annual Reports 2012/2013

The DJF commented on the annual reports of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) and of the Judicial Inspectorate of Correctional Services (JICS) for the 2012-2013 financial year, ending on 31 March 2013. This submission was presented to the Portfolio Committee for Correctional Services (Portfolio Committee) for its deliberation and information at its hearing on […]