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CAPE at Bristol Tattoo Circus

This year, on the weekend of 3rd and 4th November, Bristol will host its first ever Tattoo Circus. It will be a weekend full of tattoos from local and international artists and will be a chance to bring together folk …

Prison is not the answer

Source: https://www.redpepper.org.uk/prison-is-not-the-answer/ A humane society shouldn’t be caging up vulnerable people. Jasmine Ahmed of CAPE (Community Action on Prison Expansion) argues for radical alternatives. More police, and more power in the hands of the criminal justice system, is the common-sense answer …

New Podcast: Prison Island on the Lockdown

A researcher at Corporate Watch and organiser with Community Action on Prison Expansion was recently interviewed on Lockdown Podcast about the British government’s plans for prison expansion, how this will impact people inside and outside prisons and how communities across …

Prison Island Tour this October

Corporate Watch, who have been actively researching prison expansion, are going on tour! They will be promoting their new report, Prison Island, at events across England and Wales. The events are hosted by different groups involved in either prisoner support …

Plans for new community prisons for women shelved

Source: http://www.itv.com/news/2018-06-27/plans-for-new-community-prisons-for-women-shelved/ Plans for five new community prisons for women have been shelved. The Government’s strategy for dealing with female offenders was published on Wednesday, having been re-written reportedly due to budget constraints. Justice Secretary David Gauke pledged instead to …