27/01/1972: letter from a Mr. A.R. Short concerning an unprovoked attack on prisoners by warders at Durban Central Prison on 24/01/1972 using "rubber truncheons, tin mugs attached to leather belts and straps, broomsticks and batons, gas pistols... Pelser and General J. C. Steyn forget that we have a Mrs. Helen Suzman who will see the wrong rectified".
April-May 1972: letters and reports concerning Patrick Pather "an exhibitionist" serving 9-15 years for a 4th offence; a psychiatrist recommends he be castrated.
08/05/1972-04/07/1972: letters concerning the house occupied by the Head Warder H.J.F. Smit at Geluk Prison in Bethal.
March-July 1972: letters between Helen Suzman and prisoners, prisoner's relatives and the Prisons Department concerning A.R. Campbell, Henry Claude Valentine and Alpist Ndlalise.
September 1972: letters concerning alleged assault on deaf and dumb prisoner John Luthuli in Durban Prison.
November 1972: letters between Helen Suzman and Judge Steyn and the Commissioner of Prisons concerning brutality and poor food at Worcester and Brandvlei Prisons.