Tag Archives: HMP Swaleside

John Bowden: Post-tariff life sentence prisoners, the Parole Board and my continued incarceration

From: Act For Freedom Now! There is currently a massive population of “post-tariff” life sentence prisoners over-crowding British Prisons. Lifers who remain detained long beyond the time originally recommended by the judiciary or secretary of state, which includes prisoners sentenced … Continue reading

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‘Swaleside is burning!’ Masked prisoners riot on wing for 6 hours

Last Thursday (23rd Dec) another riot broke out on prison island, this time it exploded at HMP Swaleside, as 60 masked prisoners took over a wing at the Category B training prison on the Isle of Shippey. The riot lasted … Continue reading

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