Author Archives: Reclaim Justice Network

Reclaim Justice Network supports ICOPA 2018: Abolitionist Futures

2017 was the year for building walls, division and securing borders. We want 2018 to be the year of building bridges, strengthening international movements and creating spaces for learning and collaboration to build a world without punishment, prisons and police. … Continue reading

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Less eligibility: Why prison reform fails

J M Moore writes on the failures of prison reform, and why the core function of prison is to maintain an unequal social order. On most days my Twitter feed contains the exasperated tweets of frustrated prison reformers. They talk … Continue reading

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Build communities, not prisons 

Deborah H. Drake and David Scott explain why prison building doesn’t lead to better lives and stronger communities

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Fit to run a prison? G4S dodges difficult questions

Sarah Uncles reports on G4S’ annual general meeting where boss praises BBC reporters for exposing abuse at G4S child prison. G4S boss Ashley Almanza said the BBC team who exposed abuse in a G4S child prison deserved to win their BAFTA … Continue reading

Posted in G4S, Prison Profiteers

RJN News: May 2017

STOP G4S: Join us at the G4S AGM Do you want to challenge G4S’ role in the criminal justice industry? We have five more shareholder places at the 2017 AGM taking place at the Holiday Inn London, Sutton on 25th … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

Posted in G4S, Press releases

Public Meeting about the new prison in Rochester 27/04/2017

When: Thursday April 27th 2017,  7 – 9pm Where: Rochester Community Hub, Eastgate, ME1 1EW Why:  The government has announced plans to build six new mega-prisons in England and Wales, creating at least 10,000 new prison allocations. One of those … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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