This submission examines some of the causes of the unrest in prisons over the period of 26 April to 13 June 1994, and to make recommendations for the improvement of basic conditions and the amelioration of tensions arising from political developments and prisoner expectations.
Submission to the Commission of Inquiry into Unrest in Prisons
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.