Radio coverage promoting the work of Prisoners Abroad whilst discussing the issues and challenges British citizens and their families face when they are imprisoned overseas. 

4th April 2018

BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live

'Deportation saved my life' an account from Anne, who we supported after deportation to the UK following her incarceration in America. Broadcast on Saturday Live, and now with a programme slot. 

28th September 2017

BBC Radio Sur Adeje (Tenerife)

Emma Rowland and Matthew Pinches speak about imprisonment in Spain and Prisoners Abroad's work on this weekly 'English Time' show. 

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11th May 2016

BBC Radio Kent and BBC Sussex

Emma Rowland spoke to BBC Radio Kent and BBC Sussex this morning about the increasing number of cases that Prisoners Abroad are seeing which involve people smuggling.

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6th April 2016

BBC Radio 4 -Four Thought 

Stuart J. Cole, a writer and drugs counsellor - with past personal experience of addiction and prison - warns of a crisis in our prisons caused by "spice", a synthetic cannabis. He advocates a controversial way to tackle the problem. "Lower the punishment for cannabis," he says, "until a means of detection can be put in place along with punishment."

15th November 2015

BBC 4 - File on 4

Emma Rowland talks about people smuggling trends and the effects related prison sentences can have on mental health.


19th August 2013

John Guinn Travel Show

Matthew Pinches talks to John Guinn about the work that Prisoners Aboard carries out to help UK nationals who are imprisoned overseas.

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