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Edwin Cameron said ( about Arthur Fraser ) : “We visited the Johannesburg centre with national commissioner (of correctional services Arthur) Fraser a couple of weeks ago. The situation there is appalling and we need to decongest our remand centres for basic dignity, for basic human rights but also for Covid safety,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron told : “The contents of the letters were not identical but overlapped … The DCS officials conceded that significant problems existed in the remand centre (Medium A), in particular pronounced overcrowding. It was conceded that physical distancing is, in those circumstances, not feasible,” External link

mg Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “We inspected two of the cells in the remand centre. One was not overcrowded, but the other we found seriously overcrowded, with insufficient bed-space. A number of the inmates had to sleep on blankets stacked on the floor. Each cell has only one toilet and one shower. In both cells, these were working. There was only cold water. The department has ordered a sufficient number of calorifiers to remedy the hot-water problem. These have been delivered, and emergency arrangements have been or are being made to have them installed forthwith, during the lockdown,” External link

mg Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “The one problem that the department is incapable of remedying is overcrowding. That is not the fault of correctional officials, nor within their power to remedy. It is the fault of our criminal justice and specifically our carceral system, which suffers from what is, in my view, serious over-incarceration of remand and sentenced inmates,” External link

mg Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “Any matter for mandatory reporting that may arise at a centre will be given appropriately urgent attention to ensure that Jics’ oversight duties are fulfilled, despite the limitations we’re functioning under during the lockdown,” External link

news24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “A stronger, more visionary and outspoken leadership must come from the continent, which is mostly affected by this epidemic” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “I don’t have any grandiose plans or ambitions,” “You have to start with one issue at a time, and do what you can. Start very modestly. Go in and listen” External link

dailymaverick Monday, December 2, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “I think vengeance is a respectable reason for wanting to punish,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, December 2, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “The real and only solution to the crime rate is to recognise that the sole inhibiting institutional response to criminal conduct is the certainty of detection, the certainty of follow-up, the certainty of arraignment, the certainty of prosecution — and the certainty of punishment,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, December 2, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron told : “They are ditching minimum sentences in the US and that debate hasn’t reached us yet,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, December 2, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “Criminal law is for criminals. Gays and lesbians are not criminals” External link

mg Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron told : “We would make a terrible mistake if our dissatisfaction and our anger make us want to throw away the Constitution,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 29, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “I am honoured and humbled to have this chance to serve Stellenbosch University and its communities, and look forward to my new tasks,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron wrote : “At issue are not only the lives and wellbeing of those claiming the betterment of their lives as labour tenants,” External link

businessday Friday, August 23, 2019 6:35:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : "But it cannot. Not so long as it is stuck in the glue of departmental delinquency," External link

businessday Monday, February 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : "The department not only botched, but egregiously botched, coincident prospecting and mining rights applications [made by] ZiZa and Aquila to its Northern Cape office between April 2005 and December 2011," "This led to overlapping and double grants in which this litigation has its genesis," External link

businessday Monday, February 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : "I concluded that ZiZa’s prospecting right was wrongly awarded because of its woefully deficient application," External link

businessday Monday, February 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : "The legally null award of the prospecting right to ZiZa does not enjoy a zombie afterlife to thwart the legal conclusion that a mining right could validly be granted to Aquila," External link

businessday Monday, February 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “It allows payment of a debt without the consent – and even the knowledge – of the debtor‚” External link

thetimes-za Friday, October 21, 2016 4:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron wrote : "The enactment and enforcement of HIV-specific criminal laws - or even the threat of their enforcement - fuels the fires of stigma. It reinforces the idea that HIV is shameful, that it is a disgraceful contamination. And by reinforcing stigma, HIV criminalisation makes it more difficult for those at risk of HIV to access testing and prevention," External link

allafrica Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:55:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “Many people still do not get treatment, most of these are poor people, homosexuals, and others are persecuted for using drugs. For others, it is because they are sex workers,” External link

iol Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:36:00 AM EAT



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judge33.73%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
justice judge2.41%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
senior jurist1.20%EN07/19/201619/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Edwin CameronEN95.58%
Edwin CameronFR4.42%


 
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Edwin Cameron

Last updated on 2015-02-19T23:31+0300.

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Edwin Cameron said ( about Arthur Fraser ) : “We visited the Johannesburg centre with national commissioner (of correctional services Arthur) Fraser a couple of weeks ago. The situation there is appalling and we need to decongest our remand centres for basic dignity, for basic human rights but also for Covid safety,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron told : “The contents of the letters were not identical but overlapped … The DCS officials conceded that significant problems existed in the remand centre (Medium A), in particular pronounced overcrowding. It was conceded that physical distancing is, in those circumstances, not feasible,” External link

mg Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “We inspected two of the cells in the remand centre. One was not overcrowded, but the other we found seriously overcrowded, with insufficient bed-space. A number of the inmates had to sleep on blankets stacked on the floor. Each cell has only one toilet and one shower. In both cells, these were working. There was only cold water. The department has ordered a sufficient number of calorifiers to remedy the hot-water problem. These have been delivered, and emergency arrangements have been or are being made to have them installed forthwith, during the lockdown,” External link

mg Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “The one problem that the department is incapable of remedying is overcrowding. That is not the fault of correctional officials, nor within their power to remedy. It is the fault of our criminal justice and specifically our carceral system, which suffers from what is, in my view, serious over-incarceration of remand and sentenced inmates,” External link

mg Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “Any matter for mandatory reporting that may arise at a centre will be given appropriately urgent attention to ensure that Jics’ oversight duties are fulfilled, despite the limitations we’re functioning under during the lockdown,” External link

news24 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “A stronger, more visionary and outspoken leadership must come from the continent, which is mostly affected by this epidemic” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “I don’t have any grandiose plans or ambitions,” “You have to start with one issue at a time, and do what you can. Start very modestly. Go in and listen” External link

dailymaverick Monday, December 2, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “I think vengeance is a respectable reason for wanting to punish,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, December 2, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “The real and only solution to the crime rate is to recognise that the sole inhibiting institutional response to criminal conduct is the certainty of detection, the certainty of follow-up, the certainty of arraignment, the certainty of prosecution — and the certainty of punishment,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, December 2, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron told : “They are ditching minimum sentences in the US and that debate hasn’t reached us yet,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, December 2, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “Criminal law is for criminals. Gays and lesbians are not criminals” External link

mg Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron told : “We would make a terrible mistake if our dissatisfaction and our anger make us want to throw away the Constitution,” External link

citizen Sunday, September 29, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “I am honoured and humbled to have this chance to serve Stellenbosch University and its communities, and look forward to my new tasks,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 26, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron wrote : “At issue are not only the lives and wellbeing of those claiming the betterment of their lives as labour tenants,” External link

businessday Friday, August 23, 2019 6:35:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : "But it cannot. Not so long as it is stuck in the glue of departmental delinquency," External link

businessday Monday, February 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : "The department not only botched, but egregiously botched, coincident prospecting and mining rights applications [made by] ZiZa and Aquila to its Northern Cape office between April 2005 and December 2011," "This led to overlapping and double grants in which this litigation has its genesis," External link

businessday Monday, February 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : "I concluded that ZiZa’s prospecting right was wrongly awarded because of its woefully deficient application," External link

businessday Monday, February 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : "The legally null award of the prospecting right to ZiZa does not enjoy a zombie afterlife to thwart the legal conclusion that a mining right could validly be granted to Aquila," External link

businessday Monday, February 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “It allows payment of a debt without the consent – and even the knowledge – of the debtor‚” External link

thetimes-za Friday, October 21, 2016 4:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron wrote : "The enactment and enforcement of HIV-specific criminal laws - or even the threat of their enforcement - fuels the fires of stigma. It reinforces the idea that HIV is shameful, that it is a disgraceful contamination. And by reinforcing stigma, HIV criminalisation makes it more difficult for those at risk of HIV to access testing and prevention," External link

allafrica Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:55:00 PM EAT

Edwin Cameron said : “Many people still do not get treatment, most of these are poor people, homosexuals, and others are persecuted for using drugs. For others, it is because they are sex workers,” External link

iol Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:36:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
justice62.65%EN12/28/201628/12/2016
judge33.73%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
justice judge2.41%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
senior jurist1.20%EN07/19/201619/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Edwin CameronEN95.58%
Edwin CameronFR4.42%


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