Beyond the bars



This investigates the effectiveness of prison rehabilitation in South Africa. According to the Department of Correctional Services some 80% of offenders who are released on parole end up back in prison. 
In Grahamstown a number of crimes are committed by people on parole who are meant to have been through a process to assist them to live a socially responsible and crime free lives after prison. We investigate what gets them offending again.

Investigative report by Lauren Hill, Stephanie Shumba & Kayleigh Tuck
School of Journalism and Media Studies, Rhodes University

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