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
20 May 2014
Brief news shorts on a swindling academy school head, abuse at Yarls Wood refugee prison, the IPCC, and SNP government voting down the living wage
13 May 2014
Protests took place at at least four immigration detention centres last week.
01 April 2014
Latest Scots referendum polls | Hillsborough inquest | Books for prisoners | The Royal Mail selloff
25 March 2014
In-brief stories on books for prisoners, GPs want early retirement due to cuts, new job losses at Royal Mail, and cuts to specialist diabetes nurses
14 January 2014
After two prisons have had “disturbances” already this year, Sadie Robinson looks at how privatisation is driving prisoners’ conditions down even further
07 January 2014
Activists joined a protest outside Brixton prison in south London on New Year’s Eve.
11 December 2013
Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan, two British men extradited to the US in October last year after long court cases, appeared in court in New Haven yesterday, Tuesday, and changed their pleas to guilty.
03 September 2013
One in four prisoners in England and Wales were stuck in overcrowded cells in the year up to April, according to the Howard League for Penal Reform (HLPR) who uncovered the figures. It said the situation was “far worse than anyone imagined”.
07 May 2013
Relatives of Boniface Umale, who died on remand in Durham prison, are unhappy with the official explanation.
30 April 2013
Leaders of the three main parties think they have to shift to the right to win public support.
30 April 2013
The high Court has ruled that 17 year olds must be treated as children when arrested and held by police.
30 March 2010
This excellent documentary, narrated by Samuel L Jackson, reveals the injustice, racism and brutality at the heart of the US prison system.