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Torture in South Africa?

Christian Institute of Southern Africa.

Torture in South Africa?

by Christian Institute of Southern Africa.

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Published by Christian Institute of Southern Africa], distributed by Interchurch Aid Department of the Generale Diakonale Raad der NHK in [Cape Town, Utrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torture -- South Africa.,
  • Political prisoners -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8599.S6 C47 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. ;
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20955639M

    Writers and Human Rights abuses in Africa: Breaking of men: An anonymous South African is inspired by reading Ruth First's book " days" to describe his own experience of solitary confinement and interrogation, which led to his turning state evidence in a sabotage trial. The breaking of men: Solitary confinement and torture. Editorial: The.   Trust Me, Mr. President, White South Africans Are Doing Just Fine. Eve Fairbanks, a writer living in Johannesburg, is writing a book about post-apartheid South Africa for Simon and Schuster.

    "Torture and Democracy is a provocative, state-of-the-art consideration of what Rejali calls 'stealth' or 'clean' torture. He makes a powerful case that democracies tend to be laboratories for these forms of torture and that one of the unintended consequences of democratization is that torture, rather than being eliminated, becomes harder to.   Further, the post-World War II repression exacted upon striking workers and anti-apartheid activists in South Africa did not garner the presumed desired result .

      South Africa has recently passed legislation, the Prevention of Torture Act , yet in our democratic, non-racial, non-sexist South Africa, torture continues.   The brutal murder of a year-old girl, who was gang-raped, horrifically mutilated and left to die on a building site, has sparked a national outcry in South Africa.


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But for white farmers in South Africa, the murder rate is 99 per. That makes farming in South Africa the most dangerous profession in the world—if you are white. For black farmers, the murder rate is the average. The practice of torture and cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment (CIDT) remains a major human rights violation in post-apartheid South Africa.

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