Riot breaks out at Pretoria prison – inmates are tired of the way they are treated

Prisoners serving life and long term sentences at Pretoria’s Kgosi Mampuru II prison rioted on Sunday afternoon. The injury count ranged from two to 19‚ as prisoners disputed the official count. The fighting‚ which prompted prison authorities to call in Department of Correctional Services specialised units‚ is over prisoners’ unhappiness with how issues around parole […]
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Apartheid prison system was better than what we have now – The white people were doing it better

A prisoner incarcerated in the Johannesburg Correctional Services facility did not mince his words on Wednesday as he told Parliament officials how prison inmates had been failed by the system. “You are failing us dismally‚” said Ishmael Moshoeshoe‚ an inmate serving a life sentence for murder and other crimes. He has already spent 17 years […]
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