180- FROM CENTRE FOR PRISON STUDIES, LONDON

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

Korea rules death penalty legal

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/8536355.stm

Man left in prison cell with corpse for 16 hours (Ireland)

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/man-left-in-prison-cell-with-corpse-for-16-hours-14700393.html

Prison’s healthcare has ‘alarming problems’

http://www.bexleytimes.co.uk/content/bexley/times/news/story.aspx?brand=BXYOnline&category=news&tBrand=northlondon24&tCategory=newsbxy&itemid=WeED25%20Feb%202010%2011%3A38%3A25%3A900

Intensive fostering offers an alternative for young offenders

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/public_sector/article7041396.ece

Will there ever be an end to the Guyana Prison Service’s problems?

http://www.stabroeknews.com/2010/guyana-review/02/25/public-safety-inside-story-the-problems-of-the-prison-service/

PHILIPPINES: Overcrowding fuels TB in prisons

http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=88241

Immigration bosses to be quizzed after asylum seekers were ‘beaten’ by guards

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/feb/28/yarls-wood-assaults

£140,000: the annual cost of jailing a young criminal

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/mar/01/jail-young-offenders-rehabilitation

Legal challenge over Yarl’s Wood women

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/mar/01/yarls-wood-legal-challenge

The parties’ woolly thinking is putting our human rights at risk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/mar/01/human-rights-uk-debate-reform

Knife prison plan not ‘effective’ (Scotland)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/8541853.stm

Inmates advised on early release options

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/inmates-advised-on-early-release-options-1913870.html

Spain’s ‘guardian angels’ help reduce prison suicides

http://www.expatica.com/es/news/news_focus/Spain_s-_guardian-angels_-help-reduce-prison-suicides_60929.html

Welsh Assembly members call for devolution of young offender institutions

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/bulletins/Daily-Bulletin/news/987063/?DCMP=EMC-DailyBulletin

The real distress at Yarl’s Wood

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/libertycentral/2010/mar/01/yarls-wood-condition-visit

Paedophile found hanged in cell

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/paedophile-found-hanged-in-cell-1914504.html

Youth prisons have only 11 special needs experts

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/news/ByDiscipline/Education/987283/Youth-prisons-11-special-needs-experts/

Impact of parent’s jail term on children ‘should be factor’ (Scotland)

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/politics/impact-of-parent-s-jail-term-on-children-should-be-factor-1.1010280

Youth jail education provider set to wield axe

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/bulletins/Daily-Bulletin/news/987289/?DCMP=EMC-DailyBulletin

The Human Rights Act does protect us

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/libertycentral/2010/mar/02/human-rights-act

IPCC chair new prison inspector

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8547213.stm

More than 150 children convicted of crimes every day

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/lawandorder/7353682/More-than-150-children-convicted-of-crimes-every-day.html

Keep young offenders out of adult courts, says panel (Scotland)

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/scotland/article7047327.ece

Prison is praised for major improvements

http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/burtonmail-news/displayarticle.asp?id=485984

Turkmen Leader Calls For Liberalizing Criminal Code

http://www.rferl.org/content/Turkmen_Leader_Calls_For_Liberalizing_Criminal_Code/1973251.html

Bill Keeping Moms From Prison Passes (US)

http://www.koco.com/politics/22721071/detail.html

Only 11 Percent of Prison Inmates Receive Treatment (US)

http://dryspace.org/2010/03/02/only-11-percent-of-prison-inmates-receive-treatment/

Rwanda: Police, Prisons Sign Performance Contracts

http://allafrica.com/stories/201003030096.html

Prison service ‘cannot cope with indefinite sentences’

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/prison-service-cannot-cope-with-indefinite-sentences-1915835.html

Separate Block For Prison-Babies (Ghana)

http://news.peacefmonline.com/news/201003/39518.php

Ring the Alarm: Brazil’s Prison System in Serious Trouble

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/juan-e-m/ring-the-alarm-brazils-pr_b_483744.html

Young people’s rehab centre forced to close

http://www.cypnow.co.uk/bulletins/Daily-Bulletin/news/988007/?DCMP=EMC-DailyBulletin