A Record of Our Own: Lockdown Experiences of Ethnic Minority Prisoners

The report reveals the impact of the first six months of Covid-19 restrictions on ethnic minority prisoners and their families. These restrictions have effectively reduced the spread of Covid-19 and saved lives, but they have also had profoundly affected prisoners’ mental health.  Covid-19 has also refocussed attention on longstanding challenges in the prison system, including…

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A Record of Our Own campaign

A Record of Our Own campaign was launched in June 2020 with the purpose to look at the impact of Covid-19 on prisoners from Black, Asian and minority ethnic background, including people from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people. In partnership with The Traveller Movement and Partners of Prisoners (POPS), we hope to shed a light…

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Resources

Resources News and Highlights How Do Independent Monitoring Boards Report on Equalities in Prisons? This report focuses on how the Independent Monitoring Boards (IMBs) monitor equalities work in prisons and Young Offender Institutions … September, 2021 A Record of Our Own: Lockdown Experiences of Ethnic Minority Prisoners The report reveals the impact of the first six…

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Our Work

Our Work our work We work in a challenging context where substantial change takes time and enormous effort. We recognise the complexity and intersectionality of our work and take this into account when developing programmes that are relevant, efficient and effective. Our work is guided by strategic objectives that are proportionate to our capacity whilst…

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Home

Welcome to The Zahid Mubarek Trust We are here to maintain and grow the legacy for change following Zahid’s tragic death. The legacy that seeks to transform the prison system. We believe that the response to crime should be effective, fair and humane. We honour Zahid’s memory by supporting people in the criminal justice system…

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Map

This interactive map is designed to be a useful resource where readers can quickly compare the responses to COVID-19 in prisons across the world. The information has been acquired through a mix of government documents, research and media articles. This comprehensive list of resources will be updated regularly as we add more information. We created…

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Zahid Mubarek (1980 – 2000)

Zahid Mubarek Zahid Mubarek (1980 – 2000) Background In January 2000, 19-year-old Zahid Mubarek was convicted of shoplifting £6 worth of goods from a supermarket and was sentenced to serve ninety days at Feltham Young Offender Institution. However, in the early hours of the morning of his scheduled release, Zahid was attacked by his racist…

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Chronology

Chronology 4 August 1980 Robert Stewart born and raised in Hyde, Greater Manchester 23 October 1980 Zahid Mubarek born at Whipps Cross Hospital, East London. Raised in Walthamstow 23 December 1993 Stewart’s first conviction for criminal damage and arson. Sentenced to a 12-month supervision order. 18 August 1995 Stewart sentenced to first period of custody,…

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Privacy Policy – Dated April 2020 Zahid Mubarek Trust (ZMT) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how Zahid Mubarek Trust (“ZMT,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, and discloses your information. This Privacy Policy applies to personal data collected on our website and personal information you provide to us. Where applicable, you consent…

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