Pre-trial detention in Zambia: Understanding caseflow management and conditions of incarceration

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Open Society Institute for Southern Africa (OSISA)
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25/07/2011
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In order to better understand the use of pre-trial detention in southern Africa the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) – in partnership with the Open Society Foundation for South Africa (OSF-SA) and the Open Society Foundations Global Criminal Justice Fund (GCJF) – commissioned an audit of a sample of police stations, prisons and courts in Zambia to gather information on both the legal status of awaiting trial detainees and issues pertaining to conditions of detention in prisons and police stations.
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