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Louisiana has been asked to end its campaign of vengeance against Albert Woodfox and release him after nearly four decades of cruel treatment.
The President of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Ruth Gee, has sent her support to Methodist prison chaplains during Prisons Week (17-23 November).
People in the justice system with learning difficulties do not get equal access to the law or support through accessible information, says the Prison Reform Trust.
The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas has warned that cost-cutting UK legal aid proposals “will destroy prison law as we have known it”.
Civil rights groups are calling on the United Nations to establish a Commission of Inquiry to investigate human rights violations in North Korea.
A pamphlet comparing the effectiveness of prison and community sentences in preventing crime, has been published by the Howard League for Penal Reform.
The Howard League for Penal Reform has released a study into people who die while under supervision by the Probation Service.
Following a European Court of Human Rights ruling, British civil rights advocates say there must be a proper national debate on prisoner voting.
Arizona’s cruel prison isolation regime is dehumanising inmates and the authorities are failing to care for their basic physical and mental health.
The Christian Lutheran Church of Honduras is demanding an inquiry into a fire at the jail in Comayagua that killed 350 prisoners on 14 February.