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
04 November 2014
Mahienour el-Massry spoke to Socialist Worker about her time in jail and the Egyptian military’s ongoing clampdown
16 September 2014
Homeless prisoners | Benefit justice | Cops let off by bosses
09 September 2014
Campaigners explain why they're fighting against joint enterprise convictions
12 August 2014
Suicides behind bars are surging. Annette Mackin looks at the shocking conditions in a prison system that kills the people it’s meant to rehabilitate
05 August 2014
Britain tries to hide rendition torture role | Cuts to refuges creating crisis | Tories deport Isabella Acevedo at night | Prison deaths on the increase
29 July 2014
Protest for Charlie Reid Centre | Prisoner's protest over jail conditions | Journalist fury at job cuts
10 June 2014
Bruno Dos Santos, a stateless asylum seeker, died in Verne prison on the island of Portland in Dorset last week.
10 June 2014
A letter from prison by leading Egyptian Revolutionary Socialist and human rights lawyer Mahienour el-Massry.
27 May 2014
Demetre Fraser | Official quizzed over Hillsborough slurs | Joblessness led to suicide | Thousands of kids face arrest
27 May 2014
Former prison inmates talk to Annette Mackin about the brutality of life in prison and how, despite tremendous odds, people fight back