Monthly Archives: March 2017

RJN News: March 2017

Campaign updates NEW PRISON BUILDS Reclaim Justice Network has directly opposed the government’s ‘prison building revolution’, and the construction of nine new prisons across England and Wales. The government has recently announced the four new prison sites earmarked for expansion. … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletters

Campaigners blockade Charter Flight

Last night, activists from a coalition of migrant solidarity groups blockaded a charter flight leaving for Nigeria and Ghana. The campaigners from End Deportations, Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants (LGSMigrants) and Plane Stupid say this is the first time … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration detention

Reclaim Justice Network response: New prisons will lead to waste of life

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The government’s prison building programme will lead to a tragic waste of lives and resources, says the Reclaim Justice Network in response to the announcement of four new prisons in England and Wales. We need a … Continue reading

Posted in No More Prison, Press releases

The public should know where new prisons are to be built

by Dr David Scott The general public should know as soon as possible where the planned new prisons in England and Wales are going to be built. On the 7th March an appeal failed challenging the non-disclosure in a recent Freedom of Information [FOI] request, … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Comment and Resources, No More Prison