#Prison

  • Feature: Activists and Artists Call for Criminal Justice Reform at New York’s Apollo Theater
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    Activists and Artists Call for Criminal Justice Reform at New York’s Apollo Theater

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 24, 2018

    “At What Cost,” hosted by Global Citizen and the Vera Institute for Justice, focused on change. Read more

  • Article: What's the Cost of Mass Incarceration in the US? Join Us for a Discussion at the Apollo Theater
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    What's the Cost of Mass Incarceration in the US? Join Us for a Discussion at the Apollo Theater

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 19, 2018

    Hear personal stories from those impacted and musical performances on Sept. 22. Read more

  • Article: Texas Inmate's Suicide Highlights Need to End Cash Bail, Advocates Say
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    Texas Inmate's Suicide Highlights Need to End Cash Bail, Advocates Say

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    Cash bail has enormous consequences for people living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: England Will End Rough Sleeping by 2027, Vows Government
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    England Will End Rough Sleeping by 2027, Vows Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 13, 2018

    "This is not just about putting a roof over their heads but helping them find a place to call home.” Read more

  • Article: Prisoners in New York City Can Now Make Calls for Free
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    Prisoners in New York City Can Now Make Calls for Free

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2018

    It’s a human rights issue. Read more

  • Article: Texas Detention Center for Migrant Children Compared to 'Prison'
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    Texas Detention Center for Migrant Children Compared to 'Prison'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 14, 2018

    The mere act of detaining an innocent child is considered a human rights violation. Read more

  • Article: Acid to Be Defined as 'Highly Dangerous Weapon' in the UK for the First Time
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    Acid to Be Defined as 'Highly Dangerous Weapon' in the UK for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 1, 2018

    There were over 400 recorded attacks in England and Wales in six months last year. Read more

  • Article: A Man Just Killed the Effort to Give Women in Arizona Prisons More Than 12 Pads Per Month
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    A Man Just Killed the Effort to Give Women in Arizona Prisons More Than 12 Pads Per Month

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2018

    "[This is] such a glaring example of patriarchy.” Read more