WJP is no lightweight operation

Statement on allegations made against the Wits Justice Project at the Oscar Pistorius sentencing hearing, 16 October, by Acting National Commissioner Zach Modise The Wits Justice Project was disturbed to hear the unfounded allegations made against it by Zach Modise, the acting national commissioner of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS). These allegations were made Read more >

Prison corruption taking us backwards

By Janine Erasmus That there is corruption in South African prisons is no secret – but the actual extent of it might never be known for sure. A few recent incidents taken up in the media give us a hint – issues at Leeuhof Prison, in Vereeniging, Gauteng, which were revealed in June, were just Read more >