Earlier this week, the BBC released an article on their ‘newsbeat’ page in which they had spoken to who was 11 when her mum was sent to prison. Her 23-year-old sister (with a baby of her own) had to take care of Toni and her sister.
Tag: Prison Reform
TBIJ News reports that a new algorithmic tool for categorising prisoners in UK jails risks automating and embedding racism in the system, experts and advocacy groups have warned.
Two year-end movies offer a solid, complementary one-two punch on the issues of the death penalty and criminal justice involving African-Americans, even though one, “Just Mercy,” is based on fact while the other, “Clemency,” is a fictionalized story.
The 2019 annual report of the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) paints a picture of US capital punishment withering on the vine yet continuing to display shocking flaws and injustices.
Aboriginal women are the largest cohort of prisoners in Australia, despite making up only 2 percent of the population. Vicki Roach, activist and former prisoner said; “We are all demeaned and belittled by the way we treat people in prison”.
The Eritrean government must release the 11 politicians and 17 journalists who were arrested in 2001 after criticising President Isaias Afwerki’s rule, and have never been seen or heard from since, Amnesty International said today.
In July the US Attorney General announced that the federal government would resume executions of those who have been sentenced to death – designating five men on federal death row to be killed by lethal injection.
On July 25, the US Attorney General announced that the federal government would once again practice capital punishment in relation to five death-row inmates convicted of murder, torture and rape of children and the elderly.