G4S to be challenged on record for delivery of criminal justice services and commitment to human rights.

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Reclaim Justice Network (1), who campaign for social justice, will be attending the G4S Annual General Meeting in Sutton, London on Thursday 25 May (2), to call for G4S to immediately withdraw all criminal justice services in the UK. This represents the fourth consecutive year that Network shareholders will be asking G4S board members questions about their record in delivering Care & Justice services, which includes (3):

  • Custody, detention and rehabilitation
  • Electronic monitoring
  • Secure health
  • Forensic medical and police support
  • Secure transport

A shareholder report will subsequently be produced by the Reclaim Justice Network, with details of the meeting and the G4S board responses (4).

NOTES:

(1) Reclaim Justice Network is a collaboration of individuals, advocacy groups, practitioners, researchers and people most directly affected by criminal justice systems, who are working together to radically reduce the size and scope of criminal justice systems and to build effective and socially just alternatives. Learn more at www.downsizingcriminaljustice.wordpress.com

(2) Annual General Meeting of G4S plc will be held at the Holiday Inn London Sutton, Gibson Road, Sutton, Surrey SM1 2RF on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at 2.00pm. Full details of the meeting can be found here

(3)  As laid out in the G4S Annual Report 2016 – Page 3

(4) To read reports from previous Reclaim Justice Network shareholder actions, click here https://downsizingcriminaljustice.wordpress.com/campaign-g4s/

(5) For further information e-mail reclaimjusticenetwork@gmail.com or call 07968950223

ENDS

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