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In (her report) ‘Foreign National Prisoners; best practice in prison and resettlement’, Lucy Slade investigates ‘best practice’ in prisons overseas, in relation to rehabilitation and overcoming the challenges that foreign inmates are likely to face. Lucy’s investigation initially stemmed from regular visits to HMP Wandsworth, where she encountered significant communication problems for foreign prisoners, who […]
Prisoner & Family Support Coordinator £24,181 p.a London N4 Prisoners Abroad is a UK-based charity working to support British citizens imprisoned overseas, to assist those affected by imprisonment, and to help ex-prisoners start a new life after their release. We are looking for a highly organised, self-motivated and resourceful individual with plenty of common sense […]
A Poem from Prison Robert Hayward, Prisoners Abroad Supporter The prison guard unlocks the door. Here are the prisoners, on the floor. Fifty? Sixty? Maybe more. Too many for this room, for sure. In their yellow prison clothes, cross-legged they sit in two straight rows, Close together, side by side, the space for each just […]
By Laura Bevan I recently watched the documentary World’s Most Dangerous Prison, following journalist Paul Connolly’s exploratory stay in Danli Prison Farm in Honduras. There are currently no Britons in Honduras needing Prisoners Abroad’s help, but we support 53 in South & Central America (out of 998 worldwide), the greatest proportion of these being in […]
You guys are stars. I am so desperate for something to relate to and just when I feel the prison blues growing you send me two copies of NME and some pictures of Blighty – such a great boost to the morale. Days merge here and I wonder if I will ever be sentenced. By […]