IRR urges lawmakers to act on ‘prisoners of poverty’ in South Africa’s jails

15 March 2016 – According to the South Africa Survey 2016 published by the IRR last month, some 7 468 detainees were held in South African jails in 2015 because they could not afford to raise bail.
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IRR urges lawmakers to act on ‘prisoners of poverty’ in South Africa’s jails

15 March 2016 – According to the South Africa Survey 2016 published by the IRR last month, some 7 468 detainees were held in South African jails in 2015 because they could not afford to raise bail.

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