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“The one silver lining in my prison journey has been the Zahid Mubarek Trust”

Niyi Akinseye Niyi Akinseye is a Regional Project Lead at the Zahid Mubarek Trust, having won the Butler...

I want my voice to be heard… KP – 20 years old

In October 2021, I was convicted of 'possession of knife/blade/sharp pointed article', 'Grievous Bodily Harm with intent (GBHSECTION18)'...

A 10-year prison strategy that lacks vision

Blog – A 10-year prison strategy that lacks vision In my last blog I asked tried to answer...

Why does racial disparity still persist in the prison system?

I believe that today's problems come from yesterday's lack of solutions. The latest published data shows that BAME...

Discrimination complaints: supporting humane and rehabilitative culture of prison system

When a state deprives a person of their liberty, it incurs a duty of care to ensure that...

Tackling Discrimination in Prison: still not a fair response

In 2008 NOMS conducted a comprehensive review into race equality in prisons. Since then, sadly, little has improved...