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  • Communique: Regional Conference on the Decriminalisation of Petty Offences in Africa, Accra, Ghana, 3-4 October 2018
    Across Africa, many people, especially the poor and other disadvantaged groups, ...
    Oct 18, 2018
  • Communique: Poverty is not a crime: Campaign on the Decriminalisation and Declassification of Petty Offences in Africa
    It remains the case that too many people, especially the poor and other disadvan ...
    Jul 02, 2018
  • ‘Closed for the holidays’- Mozambican Justice
    In Mozambique the courts close for 60 days from December until February for the ...
    May 10, 2018
  • ACJR Publications
  • Indefinite imprisonment in South Africa: The difference between life and indefinite imprisonment
    Sep 07, 2018
  • The right to a fair trial and the hearing impaired
    Aug 29, 2018
  • ACJR Submission on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate Amendment Bill (2018)
    It is our submission that the issue to be addressed, namely the independence of ...
    Jun 28, 2018
  • ACJR Submission on Parole in South Africa
    In late May 2018 the Department of Correctional Services in South Africa hosted ...
    May 28, 2018
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  • Regional Conference on the Decriminalisation of Petty Offences
    3-4 October 2018: In Accra, Ghana, 15 civil society organisations and five Natio ...
    Oct 02, 2018
  • Enhancing the Role of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in the Decriminalisation of Petty Offences: Project Inception Training
    19-20 September 2018: The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions ...
    Sep 10, 2018
  • Launch of report on Children in Conflict with the law in Mozambique
    10 August: The report, by ACJR and CESAB, launches at the Attorney-General's off ...
    Aug 10, 2018
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