Recent Campaigns

Prisoners Abroad relies on donations to continue to reach those around the world who need our help now, and those who will need it in the future.

Much of the money we have to raise comes from our regular campaigns. These focus on the serious and sometimes life-threatening issues affecting prisoners during and after a sentence, as well as the families back home.

Here you can look back at some of our recent campaigns and find out more about what needs to be done, and how you could help.

Posted on 16th December 2016

Solidarity and support

Many of our wonderful supporters have sent through messages to Prisoners Abroad this Christmas. This time of year is full of joy but can often be lonely too. We take it as an opportunity to think about those who are alone across the world and try to show them that they are no way forgotten. […]

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Posted on 16th December 2016

Message from a Prisoner

British prisoners from all other the world sent messages to us at Prisoners Abroad. Some of their powerful words are written below.   I would like to thank all of you for making me feel human again. If it wasn’t for your magazine with so much info and so many stories from other inmates it […]

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Posted on 29th June 2016

Travel Aware

Approximately 5,500 British nationals are arrested abroad every year. Some may escape with a fine or a night in a police station, but many end up with a prison sentence that has to be served in the country they were detained in. Prisoners Abroad is currently working with over 1,000 prisoners in 83 countries across […]

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Posted on 21st August 2014

We See The Person Behind The Bars

It’s very easy to believe that if someone is convicted of a crime, they deserve everything they get. But does this include being shackled in a stinking and overcrowded cell for months on end? Living in constant fear of beatings? Being fed slops? Falling ill but being denied medical treatment and feeling completely and hopelessly […]

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Posted on 21st August 2014

Drugs In Detention

In November 2013, Prisoners Abroad worked in partnership on the ‘Know before you go’ Government campaign to highlight the consequences of the use, possession and smuggling of drugs in countries around the world.

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