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Prisoners Abroad is the only charity providing advice, support and information to Britons detained overseas, to their families and to those returning to the UK. Due to Board retirement, we have vacancies for up to four Trustees who will provide strategic leadership and ensure effective governance of Prisoners Abroad. We are particularly interested to hear […]
“Having a personal safe space, your own little home, the things you need to cook and to clean really makes a huge difference.” This comment is from Gail who Prisoners Abroad helped to house last year, thanks to support from the Big Lottery Fund’s Reaching Communities programme.
It’s surprisingly easy to find yourself in trouble overseas if you don’t know the local laws and customs; here are ten of the most unusual laws you might not be aware of when travelling: In some parts of Spain it’s against the law to wear only a bikini or swimming shorts in the street. Some […]
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a unique and growing charity in this newly created role. With a track record of growing income, you will be an effective communicator with an analytical and strategic mind and an eye for detail.
Last May, the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, met to revise the Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners. The newly revised rules were adopted on 22nd May and are now known as the Mandela Rules. The Commission also decided to extend the scope of Mandela Day, observed on 18th July, […]