181 – FROM CENTRE FOR PRISON STUDIES, LONDON


Information from Helen Fair, Research Associate, International Centre for Prison Studies, School of Law King’s College London.

The Edlington brothers deserve leniency

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/feb/18/deborah-orr-edlington

WOOLWICH: Belmarsh Prison healthcare criticised in report

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/5013561.WOOLWICH__Belmarsh_Prison_healthcare_criticised_in_report/

Prison riot bill will top £1m

http://www.rutland-times.co.uk/news/Prison-riot-bill-will-top.6083695.jp

Tories up the stakes in row over knives to two years in prison (Scotland)

http://news.scotsman.com/scotland/Tories-up-the-stakes-in.6082434.jp

Prison Service In Breach Of Discrimination Laws

http://www.egovmonitor.com/node/33732

DNA database missing profiles of thousands of prisoners

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/feb/18/prisoners-dna-database

Police Chief: send fewer criminals to prison (Scotland)

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/crime-courts/police-chief-send-fewer-criminals-to-prison-1.1007670

Community programmes to ease congestion in prisons (Malaysia)

http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/articles/20100219080324/Article/index_html

Prison racially integrates inmates (US)

http://folsomtelegraph.com/detail/142260.html

Born behind bars

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/feb/21/pregnant-women-in-prison

French prison system under scrutiny after suicide

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/feb/22/french-prisons-treiber-detainee-death

Logjammed European court reformed

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/8525524.stm

Sudan: UNAMID, Government Commit to Prison Reform in Darfur

http://allafrica.com/stories/201002220430.html

Prison plan concerns for MP

http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/5020075.Prison_plan_concerns_for_MP/

New Law Homes in on Prison Kids (Finland)

http://www.yle.fi/uutiset/news/2010/02/new_law_homes_in_on_prison_kids_1467916.html

Prison visiting group cash move prompts row (Scotland)

http://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/Article.aspx/1615330?UserKey=

Policy guidelines introduced for prisoners (Fiji)

http://www.fijivillage.com/?mod=story&id=220210e7917065c2f308d3de976130#

Cell inmates bathe in faeces to protest transfer to prison (Ghana)

http://news.myjoyonline.com/news/201002/42345.asp

Friendly talk and guidance

http://www.felthamcommunitychaplaincy.org/

Prisoner early release scheme to be halted

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/feb/22/prisoner-early-release-scheme-halted

Private bail hostel firm dropped

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8528343.stm

Offender unit to phase out places

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/tyne/8528721.stm

Crown Prosecution Service in London is ‘near meltdown’

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/crown-prosecution-service-in-london–is-near-meltdown-1907379.html

Dads behind bars: ‘I wrote to apologise to my son’

http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/families/article7036657.ece

Envoys Visit Prison for Foreign Criminals (Korea)

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2010/02/117_61288.html

One Dead, 19 Wounded in Prison Fight in Colombia

http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=352699&CategoryId=12393

Cells in Lewes Prison set for overhaul

http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/5018142.Cells_in_Lewes_Prison_set_for_overhaul/

Violent incidents in youth prisons rise dramatically over past decade

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/news/ByDiscipline/Youth-Justice/985531/Violent-incidents-youth-prisons-rise-dramatically-past-decade/

Prisons are improving, it would be a mistake to cut spending now

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/joepublic/2010/feb/24/anne-owers-chief-inpspector-prisons

Striking a balance between punishment and compassion

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/feb/24/phil-wheatley-national-offender-management-service

Yarl’s Wood: a disgrace

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/libertycentral/2010/feb/23/yarls-wood-detention

Prisoners need ‘more NHS support’

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8529201.stm

Foreign inmates await deportation

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/dorset/8533460.stm

Three jailed for Peterborough prison cell killing

http://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/Three-jailed-for-Peterborough-prison.6096028.jp

Prisons crowded to twice their capacity (Lebanon)

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=1&article_id=112068

Child asylum seekers granted 72-hour notice of removal

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/bulletins/Daily-Bulletin/news/985843/?DCMP=EMC-DailyBulletin

MP demands hunger strike inquiry

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/8533582.stm

Legislation signals the end of the infamous Gulag system in Russia

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/russianow/society/7306553/Legislation-signals-the-end-of-the-infamous-Gulag-system-in-Russia.html

Probe after young Erlestoke prisoner found dead

http://www.gazetteandherald.co.uk/news/5027387.Probe_after_young_Erlestoke_prisoner_found_dead/

The Plight of Afghan Women in Prison

http://salem-news.com/articles/february242010/afghan_women.php

Prison warders to pay torture victims (Uganda)

http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/13/711016

Children continue to be jailed too far from home

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/bulletins/Youth-Justice/news/986346/?DCMP=EMC-YouthJustice

Cuts cast doubt on planned YOI

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/bulletins/Youth-Justice/news/985539/?DCMP=EMC-YouthJustice

Anne Owers says funding formula for YOI social workers remains remote

http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2010/02/24/113882/Owers-slams-councils-for-not-funding-YOI-social-workers.htm