Troubled history of Peterhead jail from ‘hate factory’ to health fears

Troubled history of Peterhead jail from ‘hate factory’ to health fears

Source: http://stv.tv/news/features/1353639-troubled-history-of-peterhead-jail-from-hate-factory-to-health-fears/ The ‘super-jail’ sits next to the old prison site where riots and hostage-takings once took place. ‘Hate factory’: Inside Scotland’s hardest jail. HEMEDIA/SWNS Group After over a century…

Scotland has highest prison population in EU, study reveals

Scotland has highest prison population in EU, study reveals

Source: http://www.scotsman.com/news/scotland-has-highest-prison-population-in-eu-study-reveals-1-4053733 SCOTLAND’S prison population rate has risen by more than 10 per cent in a decade, according to a major new report. The study by the Council of Europe…