On 15 August 2006, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) learnt that an inmate with AIDS in Westville Corrections Centre died in King Edward Hospital.
We hold the government in particular the Minister of Correctional Services and Minister of Health responsible for this unnecessary death and suffering of this inmate.
Getting treatment to Westville Prisoners
Westville prisoners case: How TAC/ALP/prisoners will respond to the Department of Correctional Services appeal (State's appeal and prisoners' application for Durban High Court order to be executed will be heard on Thu
AIDS Law Project Analysis on HIV and Prisoners
An edited version of this article appeared in the Argus on 29 June 2006 under the heading: ARV ruling for prison spotlights access to health for all
TAC Deputy-Chairperson Nkhensani Mavasa's speech at the opening plenary of UNGASS today
Westville prisoners take Department of Correctional Services to court for right to treatment
Important Constitutional Court case to be heard on right to privacy of people with HIV on 9 May 2006
TAC statement on verdict in Jacob Zuma trial