Jails

'Absolute Disgrace'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK

The government's plan to close a further four prisons and build two new "super" jails has been slammed as an "absolute disgrace" that will "do nothing...

UK Mulls Ban On Miniature Phones

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Tech

UK authorities are considering banning tiny mobile phones the size of a key fobs due to fears they are too easily smuggled into prisons - sometimes in...

Britain's Forgotten Prisoners

Gemma Lousley | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Politics
Gemma Lousley

A more sparing use of immigration detention is clearly needed; we would argue that its use should be exceptional.

Cutting Off Women's Clothes During Prison Strip-Search 'Excessively Punitive'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

Cutting off women's clothes when they are forcibly strip-searched in jail has been condemned as "unnecessary and unacceptable" by prison inspectors. ...

Beyond Alcatraz: Britain's Most Notorious Prisons (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

Alcatraz prison, one of America’s most notorious jails is the subject of a new TV series that follows two modern day detectives as they investigate ...