Murders and suicides in prisons in England and Wales hit 25-year high

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/28/murders-and-suicides-in-prisons-in-england-and-wales-hit-17-year-high Official figures show six homicides and 100 suicides in 12 months in statistics showing rise in violence and despair. There have been six murders and 100 suicides in…

Huge workshop to “bring 400 jobs” for Oakwood prisoners

Huge workshop to “bring 400 jobs” for Oakwood prisoners

More evidence of the growing prison industrial complex and increased exploitation of prison labour… Source: http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2016/04/15/huge-workshop-to-bring-400-jobs-for-oakwood-prisoners/ A workshop the size of a football pitch will create 400 jobs for prisoners…

Women given TENTS when released from prison with nowhere to go

Women given TENTS when released from prison with nowhere to go

 Source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/women-given-tents-released-prison-7742979 PA A cell in the new HMP Bronzefield in Ashford Middlesex Women have been given tents when they were released from prison with nowhere to go, a watchdog…