Martin Schönteich

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 07:45
As in other parts of the world, most prison systems in sub-Saharan Africa are abusive. Routine and bureaucratized abuses are widespread throughout the region. This article looks at the challenges facing the continent’s prison systems, using case studies from several countries to better understand the possible paths to reform.
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 10:29
The arbitrary and excessive use of pretrial detention around the world is a massive form of human rights abuse that affects in excess of 14 million people a year.