08 August 2017
Prison riots that broke out last week put the spotlight on the overcrowded jail conditions in England and Wales under Tory rule. Simon Basketter investigates
21 July 2017
The death of Sarah Reed in Holloway prison in January 2016 raises questions about the whole prison system
22 November 2016
Prisons are violent cesspits that the Tories make even worse
08 November 2016
Around 230 prisoners protested over terrible living conditions and took control of at least two wings of Bedford Prison last Sunday.
13 September 2016
A wave of prison strikes has spread across the US. Prisoners at an estimated 40 institutions across over 20 US states held strikes, protests and boycotts on Friday of last week.
07 September 2016
The Scottish National Party (SNP)’s vision for Scotland includes much corporate lobbying.
09 February 2016
David Cameron said on Monday that prison reform is “one of the great progressive causes”.
24 November 2015
Vicky Thompson, a 21 year old transgender woman held in a male prison, was found dead on Friday of last week.
10 November 2015
Half cannot get enough care | Plenty of cash for prisons | Government taken to court
31 October 2015
Shaker Aamer has thanked all those who have campaigned for his release when he arrived home after his release from the US prison camp Guantanamo Bay.
20 October 2015
Saudi Arabia is notorious for its human rights abuses, its treatment of women and migrant workers. Yet it enjoys a cosy relationship with Britain’s rulers. Dave Sewell explains why
15 September 2015
Visits were suspended and roads closed to traffic at HMP Manchester after prisoner Stuart Horner began a rooftop protest last Sunday.
18 August 2015
Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre is a “place of national concern”, according to a new report by chief inspector of prisons Nick Howard.
21 July 2015
IT worker beaten up, extradited and put in solitary—but judge found he wasn’t a terrorist, says Ken Olende
09 June 2015
Suicide up in solitary cells | Newham email students suspended | Andy Coulson walks free
07 April 2015
The biggest rebellion in the history of British prisons took place in Strangeways in Manchester in 1990. Annette Mackin retells the story
17 March 2015
British authorities have rounded up around 30 Iraqis and locked them into detention centres in recent week.
24 February 2015
Privateer Maximus takes over Work Capability Assessments; Scottish prison plans; Cardiff Abortion Rights' March for Choice
03 February 2015
The state of Texas plans to execute Rodney Reed despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence. His brother Rodrick Reed spoke to Annette Mackin about the fight to grant him clemency
18 November 2014
Youth worker Dean Ryan looks behind the headlines to show how capitalism pushes young people to crime