Video: Should prisoners have access to cellphones?

Phones have been used to expose abuses and there is already a thriving illicit market for them in prisons

By Adel Van Niekerk

28 February 2022

The South African Prisoners Organisation for Human Rights has called on the government to legalise cellphones inside prisons because it believes that most of the country’s estimated 140,000 inmates already have some form of access to these banned devices.