ACJR engages in high quality legal and empirical research, advocacy and empowerment which supports criminal justice reform in Africa. ACJR is a project of the Dullah Omar Institute at the University of the Western Cape.
Latest News
  • Kenya DPP issues directive on touting
    The Director of Public Prosecutions(DPP) in Kenya on 12 March 2019 issued practi ...
    Mar 12, 2019
  • Mozambique civil society campaigns for prisoners' right to vote
    On 20 February 2019 a group of non-governmental organisations submitted a reques ...
    Feb 20, 2019
  • Equality Court finds unfair discrimination in policing allocation
    The Equality Court sitting in Cape Town has made a declaration of unfair discrim ...
    Dec 14, 2018
  • ACJR Publications
  • Fact Sheet 18: A guide to reading government annual reports
    Government departments use annual reports to report on their performance against ...
    Sep 06, 2019
  • ACJR Submission to the Zondo Commission on the National Prosecuting Authority
    "The current legislation, structure, policies and operations of the NPA result i ...
    Jun 24, 2019
  • Liberty not the only loss - The Socio-Economic Impact of Remand Detention in the Western Cape
    The evidence in this study suggests that the criminal procedural system metes ou ...
    May 28, 2019
  • Fact Sheet 17: The right of prisoners to vote in Africa
    This fact-sheet provides a brief update on the right of prisoners to vote in Af ...
    May 13, 2019
  • Events
  • Malawi Workshop on Democratic Policing
    23 July 2019: ACJR will be conducting a workshop with police and other stakehold ...
    Jul 03, 2019
  • South Africa: State Capture, Accountability and the Media
    9 July 2019: ACJR and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) are co-hosting a ...
    Jul 02, 2019
  • Zambia Workshop on Democratic Policing
    27-28 June 2019: ACJR will be conducting a workshop with police and other stakeh ...
    Jul 02, 2019
  • Multimedia
    ACJR on Twitter
    ACJReform : RT @DetentionJForum: The number of mentally-ill inmates is very concerning - esp. because they do not receive adequate healthcare and the s…
    Sep 14, 2019 08:31 PM
    ACJReform : RT @DetentionJForum: NB stats from #JICS quarterly report (Apr-Jun '19) on SA #prisons: * 17 unnatural deaths (7 suicides) * 34 incidents o…
    Sep 14, 2019 08:31 PM
    ACJReform : RT @DetentionJForum: INVITATION: come learn more about artificial intelligence and criminal justice with Renée Cummings - rsvp to Annie.Kok…
    Sep 14, 2019 08:31 PM
    ACJReform : RT @DetentionJForum: Read DJF's @mailandguardian op-ed "The death penalty won't end gender-based violence" #deathpenalty #GBV #evidence #pr
    Sep 14, 2019 08:30 PM
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