New Frame September 16, 2020
JDI-SA Co-Director Prince Nare provides commentary for an article on how the pandemic is affecting the health and human rights of the people in South Africa's prisons.
GroundUp May 26, 2020
In a GroundUp op-ed, JDI-SA's Doreen Gaura and Sasha Gear praise the government's decision to release prisoners — and argue that more must be done to protect those who are still locked up.
Press Release May 22, 2020
The Government Takes a Key Step to Reduce Prison Overcrowding — but More is Required to Protect Inmates from COVID-19
In a statement, JDI-SA applauds the government's plan to release low-risk inmates in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in prison.
New Frame May 12, 2020
JDI-SA Co-Director Prince Nare provides commentary for an article on the extreme risks facing prisoners during the pandemic.
JDI-SA Campaign April 6, 2020
On behalf of the Detention Justice Forum, JDI-SA sent this letter to President Ramaphosa, relevant ministries, and oversight bodies urging the adoption of a range of strategies to avert a health and human rights crisis behind bars.