Testifying Without Fear: A Report on Witness Management and the National Witness Protection Programme in South Africa

Testifying Without Fear: A Report on Witness Management and the National Witness Protection Programme in South Africa

The focus of this report is on the National Witness Protection Programme (NWPP). The report is primarily based on 35 in-depth interviews with a range of individuals around the country who have first hand experiences of the functioning of the programme. The report presents both positive aspects and current challenges facing the NWPP at the present time. It also attempts to contextualise the programme against the backdrop of previous approaches to witness protection initiatives that were in operation prior to the implementation of the current programme.

 

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Jenny Irish
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Jenny Irish is a Research and Investigation Consultant at Injobo ne Blandla

Wilson Magadhla
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Wilson Magadhla is a Research and Investigation Consultant at Injobo ne Blandla

Kevin Qhobosheane
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Kevin Qhobosheane is a Research and Investigation Consultant at Injobo ne Blandla

Gareth Newham
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Gareth Newham is the former Senior Project manager at the criminal justice program at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR). He obtained his Masters in Management, Public and Development Management from The University of the Witwatersrand, Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Research Methodology Social Sciences from The Stellenbosch University and his Honours in Political Studies Social Sciences from The University of Cape Town.

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