Releasing prisoners to stop the spread of Covid-19

Following vigorous lobbying and petitioning of the state by activists, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a process to release over 19 000 low-risk inmates to curb the spread of the virus in prisons. At the time of publication there were 213 confirmed cases in South African prisons, 124 of them prison officials. Two inmates and one … Continue reading Releasing prisoners to stop the spread of Covid-19