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Guide to the UN Against Torture in South Africa
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This publication, written by Lukas Muntingh, was released in November 2008. It provides an up to date guide to the implementation of the UN Convention against Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT) which South Africa ratified in December 1998.

Latest ESR Review available for download
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This final issue for 2008 has articles on non-implementation of court orders in socio-economic rights; extending the minimum essential of amount of water; improving the administration of social assistance services, as well as updates and reviews

Children’s Rights in Africa: A Legal Perspective
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Edited by Julia Sloth-Nielsen, Law Professor at the University of the Western Cape, this book is the first of its kind on the rights of African children. This book has just been released and is available for purchase at Ashgate Publishers.

ESR Review, October 2007
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This 3rd issue of the ESR Review for 2007 covers recent developments in socio-economic rights in South Africa and abroad.

CSPRI '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku' May 2008
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This issue contains media reports on prisoners' rights, unsentenced prisoners, security & escapes and reports on other African countries.

August 2008's Article 19 is available!
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This edition reports on the South African National Workshop on Promoting Positive Discipline, hosted by RAPCAN in April 2008, as well as the annual meeting of the Southern African Network to End Violence Against Children. In addition, Judith Mulenga reports on the training of teacher trainers in positive discipline techniques in Zambia.

June 2008's '30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku'
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This issues has media reports on the following topics: awaiting trail prisoners; prison overcrowding; sentencing and parole; security & escapes and governance & corruption.

Recent Developments in two Court Interventions
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Socio-Economic Rights Project, Community Law Centre has been involved in two cases as amicus: Equalisation of Pensional Age between men and women and Right to Adequate Housing and Evictions.

February 2008's issue of "30 Days/Dae/Izinsuku" is available
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Download media articles on various prison reform issues, including articles on Judges allegedly sentenced more black children to prison; Minister drops charges against prison whistle-blower; CSPRI tells Parliament imprisonment of children should be last resort, etc.

CSPRI Newsletter, No. 21
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

The Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative has published another Newsletter.

he Jali Commission: summary and comment
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Summary and comment on the Final Report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of Corruptions, Maladministration and Violence in the Department of Correctional Services - "the Jali Commission" by Anthea van der Berg

CLC Annual Report 2006
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

The Community Law Centre's 2006 Annual Report is now available.

Resources for the Rights of the Child: Responsibility of States
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

Submission by ad hoc working group on ‘Available Resources: The African Context; An African Perspective’, by:- Prof. J Sloth-Nielsen, B Mezmur (Children’s Rights Project, Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape), Dr. D Chirwa (University of Cape Town), et al.

Child Justice in South Africa: Children's Rights under Construction (Conference Report)
Author: Alex
Published: Aug 08, 2008

This publication encapsulates the range of discussions and debates that occurred during the conference. It also serves as a record of the proceedings that can be widely diesseminated to provide further insight and awareness on child justice developments thus far and the challenges still facing children who come into conflict with the law.