An estimated 90% of people pass through the criminal justice system in Malawi without access to a lawyer

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Chichiri Performing Arts Group

Last week the newest Malawi Bail Project activities started to take shape – over five days the dusty courtyard at the back of the Chreaa offices became full with song, stomping and stories. The group of 12 ex-prisoners who used to be in the Chichiri Performing Arts group met to develop a play about bail in Malawi. Each day would …

Chichiri Performing Arts Group

Last week the newest Malawi Bail Project activities started to take shape – over five days the dusty courtyard at the back of the Chreaa offices became full with song, stomping and stories. The group of 12 ex-prisoners who used to be in the Chichiri Performing Arts group met to develop a play about bail in Malawi. Each day would …

Malawi: Justice for the Rich, Prison for the Poor

Malawi: Justice for the Rich, Prison for the Poor Being in prison in Malawi can be a tale of two justice systems. One involves legal representation, bail hearings and careful treatment. The other doesn’t. Article | 27 November 2013 – 11:16am | By Charlotte Mackenzie Inmates at Chikhwawa prison during a visit from the Deputy British Commissioner of Malawi, organised …

Malawi: Justice for the Rich, Prison for the Poor

Malawi: Justice for the Rich, Prison for the Poor Being in prison in Malawi can be a tale of two justice systems. One involves legal representation, bail hearings and careful treatment. The other doesn’t. Article | 27 November 2013 – 11:16am | By Charlotte Mackenzie Inmates at Chikhwawa prison during a visit from the Deputy British Commissioner of Malawi, organised …

75000 estimated number of prisoners educated
49000 estimated number of persons granted bail or released
300 police officers trained
70 magistrates trained

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