Category Archives: Prison Profiteers

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

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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

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Controversial prison industry summit held at Tower of London targeted by protesters

G4S among the security firms and other companies profiting from the detention system who will be gathering at £1500 per head event Tower of London trustees asked to cancel event warned of ‘reputational risk’

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Profit from pain is inhumane! Demo Tuesday 15 Nov, 7.45 am & 4.40 pm

For full details and updates visit the event Facebook page.

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PROTEST the European Custody and Detention Summit, 15 November

On the 15th and 16th of November, the European Custody and Detention Summit is taking place at The Tower of London, described by the organisers as ‘the world’s original high security prison’. The summit poses as a forum for providers and … Continue reading

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Petition: Stop G4S winning discrimination helpline contract

Please sign the Petition to stop G4S winning the contract to running the government’s discrimination helpline. Information from the petition: “This is unbelievable. The government is handing over the running of its discrimination helpline to G4S.

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