Carolyn Raphaely

Carolyn Raphaely is a member of the Wits Justice Project (WJP) investigating miscarriages of justice related to the criminal justice system. The WJP is located in the department of journalism at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

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    Torture is routine practice in South Africa's police stations and prisons. A lineage of impunity, traced from apartheid, has meant de facto immunity for perpetrators. With South Africa celebrating its 'Human Rights Day' this weekend, the shocking reality behind its prison walls must be a central focus.

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