‘Down with patriarchy: On the social, racist & patriarchal problems faced by women in prison’ – Letter from imprisoned anarchist comrade (Germany)

Source: https://325.nostate.net/2017/03/09/down-with-patriarchy-on-the-social-racist-patriarchal-problems-faced-by-women-in-prison-letter-from-imprisoned-anarchist-comrade-germany/#more-21333 Here we publish a letter from our anarchist comrade who is locked up in a German prison, in Köln, since several months. She is accused of carrying out…

Four new “Supersized” Prisons – Our Response

Four new “Supersized” Prisons – Our Response

(Crosspost from www.CAPE-Campaign.org) Justice secretary Liz Truss today announced that four new “supersized” mega-prisons, with a combined capacity of at least 5000, are now earmarked for construction. The sites: Port…

These Vulnerable Women Were Illegally Strip-Searched In A Private Prison

Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/emilydugan/these-vulnerable-women-were-illegally-strip-searched-in-a?utm_term=.pt9W2j6O#.vbyKPm35 A BuzzFeed News investigation reveals prison officers have been illegally strip-searching prisoners, including victims of sexual violence and those with severe mental health issues. Vulnerable women in a…

Three suicides last year at Eastwood Park women’s prison near Bristol Road

Three suicides last year at Eastwood Park women’s prison near Bristol Road

Source: http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/three-suicides-last-year-at-eastwood-park-women-s-prison-near-bristol/story-30191727-detail/story.html Three inmates at a women’s prison near Bristol took their own lives last year, Government inspectors have reported. Eastwood Park near Wotton-under-Edge has seen the number of inmates…