Prison Conditions in Africa

Prison Conditions in Africa

The subsequent article provides an in-depth examination of prisons in Kenya and Uganda, based on information available from Newspaper reports, and the few reports that are available in respect of each country. It explores subjects such as the exploitation of prisoner's labour for personal gain by prison authorities and torture and ill treatment amongst other issues.

 

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Amanda Dissel
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Amanda Dissel is an independent consultant in criminal justice and violence prevention issues. This research was conducted while she was Criminal Justice Programme Manager at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). She has published on issues of human rights, conditions and treatment of detainees in prisons and police stations, juvenile and child justice, and violent crime.

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