Published in: 50.50: News‘It’s too hot inside’ say prisoners suffering during UK record heatwave
People in prisons and immigration detention describe ‘dangerous and cruel conditions’ in cells as UK hits 40°C
Published in: openDemocracyUK: InvestigationFamilies’ plea over ‘barbaric’ indefinite prison sentences for minor crimes
Exclusive: Thousands left in English and Welsh prisons without release dates, despite controversial indefinite...
Published in: democraciaAbierta: InvestigationPrisons, Covid-19 and Mexico’s permanent war
In Mexico, the aftermath of the war on drugs ripples through every aspect of the present, including Covid-19. As for...
Published in: democraciaAbierta: InvestigationRelentless rising violence inside prisons in Honduras
Targeted killings, massacres, and deadly riots have all occurred in Honduras’ maximum-security prisons this year,...
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe UK is 'getting worse' on torture and ill-treatment both at home and abroad
As the UK faces UN scrutiny in Geneva this week, a new report examining everything from British prisons and...
Published in: openDemocracyUKThe UN’s Committee Against Torture is about to examine the UK’s treatment of prisoners – and it’s not looking good
If we care about human rights at all, we should care about the drastic deterioration in prison conditions under ‘austerity’.