Prison

Prison Break: Syllabus for Critical Reading Group

Do the police and prisons really keep us safe? Do they protect victims, support healing, rehabilitate offenders, and deter harm? Have a look at the syllabus for our Prison Break critical reading group on incarceration in Singapore & beyond!

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Prisoner Rights and Prison Wrongs: A Workshop

What are prison conditions in Singapore like? How are incarcerated persons treated? How effective are prisons when it comes to rehabilitation and reintegration? Is there such a thing as a humane prison?  Last month, the Transformative Justice Collective organised a workshop to discuss these issues, to raise awareness of prisoners’ rights, and to re-imagine a…

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Prison withholds letters sent to death row inmate

Death row inmates live extremely isolated lives, cut off from society. The knowledge that they are in prison awaiting execution only adds to the stress and anxiety. They should not be arbitrarily deprived of contact with the outside world.

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Nothing Rehabilitative about Prison: Part 2

This is the second instalment in a series of two. Here, Mike shares why the prison denied him access to his family, and more instances in which his fellow inmates’ solidarity helped him resist the prison’s arbitrary cruelties.

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