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Pre-Trial Detention Custody Time Limits: Ensuring Compliance in Malawi

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16/01/2013
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Open Society Institute for Southern Africa (OSISA)

OSISA and the Open Society Foundations Rights Initiative Defendants’ Rights Fund commissioned four Malawian organisations to conduct this research so as to better understand the current application of the law in respect of custody time limits and to outline a set of concrete proposals that would improve their implementation.

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No Justice for the Poor: A Preliminary Study of the Law and Practice Relating to Arrests for Nuisance-Related Offences in Blantyre, Malawi

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09/07/2013
Author: 
Southern Africa Litigation Centre
This research emanates from concerns by the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) and Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) specifically regarding the use of the Penal Code provisions relating to idle and disorderly persons and rogues and vagabonds in Malawi.
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Pre-trial detention in Zambia: Understanding caseflow management and conditions of incarceration

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25/07/2011
Author: 
Open Society Institute for Southern Africa (OSISA)
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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