TORTURE OF DETAINEES IN SOUTH AFRICA

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by The Southern Africa Project of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, United Nations Centre Against Apartheid
New York, New York, United States
December 1985
Publisher: United Nations
17 pages
This report, published at the request of Special Committee Against Apartheid, sheds new light on the abuse and torture of detainees in South Africa, particularly since the imposition of the State of Emergency on July 21, 1985. The Southern Africa Project has received alarming reports of systematic abuse and torture of detainees in the context of arrests and detentions without charge or trial on a scale unprecedented since the State of Emergency in 1960. Contents: 1. MEMORANDUM DATED 13 NOVEMBER 1985 FROM THE SOUTHERN AFRICA PROJECT OF THE LAWYERS' COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS UNDER LAW ON TORTURE OF DETAINEES IN SOUTH AFRICA ADDRESSED TO THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE AGAINST APARTHEID • 2. AFFIDAVITS BY FORMER DETAINEES • A. Reverend Hamilton Mvumeluano Dandala • B. Mr. Ihron Rensburg • C. Mr. Vusumsi George • D. Mr. Makaya Sam
Used by permission of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Collection: Aubrey McCutcheon papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections