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Five years after the demise of apartheid, Vincent, a young, fresh-faced man arrived in remand detention in a Western Cape facility.Vincent had never been to prison before, and when he arrived he was thrown into an overcrowded cell that held first-time inmates and long-standing gang...

Currently, there is little information on patterns and trends of torture in South Africa. This research report seeks to fill this gap, analysing annual reports released by two government oversight bodies, namely, the Judicial Inspectorate of Correctional Services (JICS) and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate...

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