People in Australia are being detained simply because there is nowhere else for them to go.
It involves a system of printing, posting and scanning.
Let's deal with these problems before they become a threat.
Sentencing and incarceration should only punish the guilty party.
“Treat people like dirt, and they will be dirt. Treat them like human beings, and they will act like human beings.”
One month into her hunger strike, jailed Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi has gained an army of supporters – at home and abroad – on social media, increasing pre ure on autho...
Public safety is the first and last goal of criminal justice. However, as the Four Corners report reveals, being a hawk on public safety should mean taking criminal justice reform seriously. Does anyone seriously think that these kids are more likely to become productive members of society after suffering this kind of abuse?
Our message to governments is that addressing an overcrowded prison system at a time of falling crime rates should trigger a real change to our justice policies and current high spending prison approach.
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A group of inmates broke out of a holding cell to help save their jailer after they saw him lose consciousne , US authorities have said. Video footage showed at least six inmates breaching the door of...
At least two Iranian women detained on Nauru claim they were strip-searched by male security guards from an Australian firm who laughed as they ordered the women to remove their clothes, with allegati...
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Almost one-third of Australia's prisoners have a long-term disability or health condition while a quarter of prison entrants were on medication for mental health i ues, according to an extensive study...
Witne es fronting a parliamentary inquiry into the security cla ification of NSW inmates have highlighted confusion over the state’s penal system and pushed for effective reforms to deal with mismanag...
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There is not a lot prison officials can do to prevent escape attempts amid tougher prisoner conditions and rising tensions, experts say. Prison officials have been under pre ure since minimum security...
Justice groups fear nicotine-addicted inmates could turn to more serious drugs as a state-wide smoking ban in NSW prisons reaches its second week. The ban, designed to improve inmate health, came into...