Punitive fines are used to raise revenues, and women are the biggest target
“Any detainee will attest to the fact that the conditions are quite deplorable”
Government needs to move towards a new conception of crime prevention and rehabilitation.
It's World Yoga Day. Mindfulness has seen a resurgence in popularity and is slowly making its way behind the walls of prisons in South Africa.
Conviction rates are high, but backlogs are mounting and key crime cases are languishing.