Comment
1 May 2020

A regrettable feature of the current coronarvirus crisis is the government using it as an excuse...

Comment
30 April 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has shone a spotlight on prisons as major sites of contagion.

Comment
24 April 2020

'The virus doesn’t care if you’re an officer or a prisoner. If a prisoner has it today, the...

Comment
23 April 2020

In the months since I first publicly voiced concerns on 23 January 2020 about what the novel...

Comment
21 April 2020

Over recent weeks there have been several calls for people in prison and detention centres to be...

Comment
19 April 2020

Last week, the government announced a review into emerging evidence that people from black and...

Comment
17 April 2020

Another week, and the signs are that the problem of coronavirus crisis in prisons continues to...

Comment
10 April 2020

Following lockdowns and social distancing, some encouraging signs of the beginnings of a...

Comment
9 April 2020

Over the last few days we’ve finalised and sent out a survey to European partner organisations...

Comment
8 April 2020

The announcement of early releases from prisons in England and Wales is a welcome sign that the...

Comment
6 April 2020

Jason Hardy's compelling and revelatory account of working on the front line for the New Orleans...

Comment
3 April 2020

In the last few days, the Ministry of Justice has announced the temporary release of women who...