Category Archives: Press releases

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

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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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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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Social housing and criminal justice activists to march on Holloway prison site

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Social housing and criminal justice campaigners will march on 14 May 2016 (1) in Islington to demand 50% ‘genuinely affordable’ council housing and community services on the 10-acre HMP Holloway prison site. HMP Holloway women’s prison … Continue reading

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Criminal justice experts host a public meeting on prison building revolution & need for social housing

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Social and criminal justice practitioners will meet on 1 March 2016 (1) for ‘Build homes not prisons! What’s next for the women of Holloway prison?’ event. The public meeting will discuss the closure of HMP Holloway, … Continue reading

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International experts meet in London to debate dismantling UK criminal justice system

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Expert speakers from the United States, Australia and the UK will meet on 19 November (1) for a public debate about how to end the UK’s reliance on punishment and prisons. The event comes in … Continue reading

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