The Telegraph - 17th October 2023

Tim Sigsworth references Prisoners Abroad's statement on the proposal to rent foreign prison spaces for UK prisoners in his article 'Inside the ultra-liberal Estonian jails that British prisoners could soon call home'. 

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Prison Reform Trust Blog - 10th October 2023

Reacting to the announcement by Justice Secretary, Alex Chalk, that the government would look to rent foreign prison spaces to deal with capacity issues in UK prisons, deputy director of the Prison Reform Trust, Mark Day, references Prisoners Abroad's statement on the proposal in his analysis.

"The charity Prisoners Abroad has spoken out against the proposals, highlighting the levels of 'isolation and trauma' caused by 'being imprisoned so far away from home and family, not understanding the language and being excluded from opportunities to work and participate in effective rehabilitation programmes'."

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The Pensioner - Winter 2021 edition 

One our supporters, Linda, writes about why she supports our work. 

"Having visited the office on several occasions as a volunteer, I can vouch for the ethos of this charity as caring, honest and imaginative."

https://twitter.com/PrisonersAbroad/status/1488438234246004738 


Independent Monitor - November 2021

A feature piece in the Independent Monitor magazine describing our work supporting British people imprisoned overseas.

https://twitter.com/PrisonersAbroad/status/1470747163118419976 


The View Magazine - October 2021

Our Deputy Chief Executive Zeta MacDonald writes about how Prisoners Abroad works to protect the human rights of those in prison overseas, and support them on their return to the UK.

https://twitter.com/PrisonersAbroad/status/1448694463170334726 


Islington Faces Blog

Talks to Sam, and major donor fundraiser at Prisoners Abroad, as well as Yemi Haliemariam, a woman fighting for freedom and justice for her husband. Read their inspiring stories here:

https://www.islingtonfacesblog.com/2017/10/18/sam-clarke-fundraiser-for-prisoners-abroad 

https://www.islingtonfacesblog.com/2017/11/01/yemi-hailemariam-freeandytsege/ 


Shortlist: How to Survive in a Foreign Prison - August 2017

Top tips offered by Prisoners Abroad, on what first steps to take when you find yourself in prison abroad. 


Volunteer: A Travellers Guide to Making a Difference around the world 2017

The extract talks about visiting people in prison around the world