Midlands Archive

End Toxic Prisons Tour Dates & Details

This autumn, the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons from the US will be touring the UK. All over the world prisons are toxic environments causing social and ecological harm. Folks from the US have been organising resistance at the …

Demonstration at the Planning Committee in Leicester

Demonstration at the Planning Committee Meeting Where: Blaby District Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough Leicestershire, LE19 2EP When: Thursday 30th March 2017, 3.30pm – 5pm What: Come and demonstrate outside the Council Offices to influence the Planning Committee to REJECT …

More mega-prisons won’t fix a broken society

Source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/rebecca-roberts/more-mega-prisons-wont-fix-broken-society The British government is building more prisons to lock up more people in the most incarcerated country in Europe. In the next few weeks a new mega prison, HMP Berwyn, in north Wales, will open its gates and …