After Strangeways: The past, present and future of prisons

The 25-day protest in 1990 at Strangeways prison in Manchester was the longest prison protest in British history.

On 1 April 2020 – 30 years to the day from the start of the protest – we will be holding a major conference in central London to discuss the past, present and future of prisons. The root causes of the protests lay in many years of unjust and abusive prison policies and practices that affected not...