Kahra Wayland-Larty reports on the European Detention and Custody Summit
reclaim justice network
Women in Prison, in collaboration with the Reclaim Justice Network, have set up a website for their campaign demanding that council housing be built on the site of soon-to-be sold Holloway prison. The prison is due to be closed this summer and the land will likely be sold to property developers to build luxury flats that very few people can afford.
Jeremy Corbyn has said that he hopes to attend a march taking place in Holloway, this Saturday, calling on the government to build council housing rather than luxury flats on the site of HMP Holloway.
Speaking to the press, the Labour leader, in whose constituency the prison is based said:
Rebecca Roberts comments on Angela Davis' recent lecture and abolitionist struggles.
Rebecca Roberts considers the impact and opportunities of a shrinking criminal justice system.