Posts Tagged ‘Wigan’
Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
From Smash IPP, via Rabble:
UPDATE: Reportback from demo
Noise Demo at the ‘very worst’ jail in the UK
Thurs 29th Dec, 6.30pm at HMP Hindley, Bickershaw, Wigan WN2 5TH
HMP Hindley has been branded “the very worst prison ever seen” by a watchdog, with prisoners often banged up in their cells for days at a time, and very high levels of violence. Right now a prisoner takes their own life every 3 days, and many more harm themselves, at the highest rate since records began. “IPP” prisoners, trapped inside without a release date, are the most likely to kill and harm themselves.
This time of year will be a difficult time for prisoners and their friends and families on the outside. Let’s stand with prisoners & let them know they are not forgotten. Come to this prison demo with your loudest noisemakers, and let’s build the pressure on the Governor of HMP Hindley to act.
There will be lifts from Manchester and Liverpool. If you would like to have a lift or can offer to give others a lift then e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange.
Hosted by Smash IPP and Manchester No Prisons