Category Archives: No More Prison

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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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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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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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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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

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Where are the new ‘Mega Prisons’ going to be built?

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Where are the new ‘Mega Prisons’ going to be built? Data released by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has revealed possible locations for new prisons. The information was made public following a request from Dr David … Continue reading

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Stop building prisons!

The Ministry of Justice has submitted planning applications for the construction of TWO new 1,600 place prisons at HMPs Wellingborough and Glen Parva. You do not need to be a local resident to register your objections. Just click on each of … Continue reading

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