South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Justice, Hon John Jeffery talks to SABC News in South Africa about criminal law and incarceration on the African continent, and more specifically South Africa. He advocates for the decriminalisation of petty offences as a means to reduce the burden on the prison systems, as well as a much broader reform of the criminal justice system.
South African Deputy Minister advocates for reform to ease prison overcrowding
17 January, 2023
In the Courts
Alternatives to Criminalisation
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