Just Detention International June 30, 2020
New Government Data Sheds Light on Sexual Abuse in Juvenile Detention – But Continues to Withhold Key Findings
After a lengthy delay, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has finally released some of the data on sexual abuse in the juvenile justice system that it withheld from a December 2019 report.
Just Detention International June 3, 2020
Just Detention International condemns the killing of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and many other Black people at the hands of law enforcement.
JDI Programs May 27, 2020
On June 9, JDI will host a second national discussion with advocates on providing support services for incarcerated survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
GroundUp May 26, 2020
In a GroundUp op-ed, JDI-SA's Doreen Gaura and Sasha Gear praise the government's decision to release prisoners — and argue that more must be done to protect those who are still locked up.
JDI-SA May 22, 2020
The Government Takes a Key Step to Reduce Prison Overcrowding — but More is Required to Protect Inmates from COVID-19
In a statement, JDI-SA applauds the South African government's plan to release low-risk inmates in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country's prisons.