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Posted on 19th May 2017

The Necessity of Thai Reform Initiatives

A recent article in the Bangkok Post presents the opinion of Kobkiat Kasiwiwat, director-general of the Thai Corrections Department, on the improving living conditions of Thailand’s prisons. Over the years Thailand has attracted negative attention regarding substandard living conditions for prisoners. Prisoners Abroad has received feedback from people we have helped whilst incarcerated in Thailand […]

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Posted on 19th May 2017

Travel Aware: Morocco – Diverse Natural Beauty, Cultural Attractions, and Unique Laws

Prisoners Abroad’s country of the month for May is Morocco, a thriving and diverse destination frequented by about 600,000 British nationals every year. Morocco’s myriad of natural and cultural attractions range from the scenic Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert, and include mosques, bustling marketplaces, and beautiful ocean side towns. With temperatures ranging from 6 […]

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Posted on 12th May 2017

International Day of Families

On International Day of Families, the 15th May, we wanted to draw attention to our family work, and the strength and resilience shown by the family members we support. The decision to stand by a relative who has been incarcerated abroad is not always an easy one, and for that reason Prisoners Abroad provides a […]

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Posted on 12th May 2017

Maintaining Mental Well-being – #MHAW

Maintaining mental wellbeing in prison is essential in ensuring that people who are incarcerated are rehabilitated whilst serving their sentence. We help maintain the mental health of British prisoners overseas by providing dictionaries to assist them with learning a language, helping them with communication skills and reducing cultural isolation. We also provide educational books to […]

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Posted on 11th May 2017

Blog: Staying #TravelAware for Eurovision!

Written by Hannah Kitching The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is quickly approaching and, undoubtedly, many of you will be looking forward to donning your Union Jack clothing, covering yourselves in glitter and travelling to Ukraine to join in the festivities. It takes place from 9-13th May in the capital, Kiev. Unless you’ve been living under […]

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