Just Detention International-South Africa is a health and human rights organisation that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.


  • JDI-SA Documentary August 29, 2023

    "I Did Not Ask For This"

    The JDI-SA documentary “I did not ask for this” is powerfully narrated by Tsakane Motshweni, a young man who’s story highlights the horror of sexual abuse behind bars as well as the oppressive and inhumane societal forces that are landing people in prison in the first place.

  • New Day Films April 26, 2023

    "Taking Off the Mask" Is Now Streaming

    "Taking Off the Mask," JDI-SA’s documentary about Isak Sass and his story of survival and healing following years of sexual abuse in prison, is available for streaming at New Day Films' website.

  • JDI-SA Film October 17, 2022

    Film: "Vusi: 'I Survived Sexual Abuse in Detention'"

    The film "Vusi: 'I Survived Sexual Abuse in Detention'", which was produced by JDI-SA and The Agenda Network, can be watched for free.

  • JDI-SA October 13, 2022

    JDI-SA Is Looking for an Intern!

    Are you a young social sciences/law graduate with a passion for social justice and human rights? Are you someone who cares about people living in prison and wants to help make prisons safer?

  • JDI-SA audio documentary March 22, 2022

    Tebogo’s Story: A Trans Woman Recounts Her Experience in Detention as a Minor

    In a JDI-SA audio documentary, Tebogo recounts the sexual abuse she experienced in police detention and how it has affected her life. "Tebogo's Story" has been selected for Constitution Hill’s 2022 Human Rights Festival.