Why We Should Care About Inhumane Prison Conditions

Ariane Nevin, 2015 UCLA Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellow, wrote an article that was originally published in the Daily Maverick commenting on hazardous prison overcrowding in South Africa, and the Western Cape High Court's recent declaration that prison conditions in the Pollsmoor Remand Detention Facility were "in breach of the government’s constitutional obligations to detain inmates in conditions consistent with human dignity." Read the full article.