Tag: Prison Reform

Abuse & Race

Godfrey Moyo – prisoner or patient?

On 6 July 2009, an inquest jury recorded a highly critical verdict of neglect in the death of Godfrey Moyo in HMP Belmarsh. Twenty-five-year-old Godfrey Moyo, a Zimbabwean, died while on remand at the Category A Belmarsh prison on 3 January 2005 in the early hours of the morning after suffering an epileptic fit.

The Leeds prisoner was ‘treated worse than a dog’

A vulnerable model prisoner whose treatment in Armley jail was described as “monstrous” killed himself in his cell. The man, a remand prisoner with no criminal record, was treated ‘worse than a dog’ by prison staff in the days before his death it was alleged at an inquest.

Special Feature (Issue No3)

An unprecedented glimpse into the harsh conditions at Guantanamo Bay has emerged via a grainy video of a weeping Canadian teenager undergoing interrogation after he had been tortured by sleep deprivation for three weeks.