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Private prisons illegally restrain children – The Independent

“Juveniles in private prisons are at risk of serious injury or death through the use of illegal restraints, according to research by the penal reform charity the Howard League.”

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The Independent, 25th April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Ken Clarke faces legal challenge to trace victims of ‘brutality’ in child jails – The Guardian

“A high court challenge has been launched over the Ministry of Justice’s refusal to identify hundreds of children who have been unlawfully restrained in privately run child jails using techniques that have since been banned.”

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The Guardian, 15th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Unlawful restraint ‘contributed to death of boy in custody’ – The Guardian

“Inquest jury finds serious system failure at secure training centre where Adam Rickwood, 14, killed himself.”

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The Guardian, 27th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Youth jails yet to introduce new restraint system six years after deaths – The Guardian

“A new system of restraining troublesome children in privately run youth jails has still not come into effect six years after the deaths of two teenagers, the Ministry of Justice confirmed tonight.”

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The Guardian, 26th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Jimmy Mubenga: Questions raised over flight guidelines for deportations – The Guardian

“The use of commercial aircraft to transport deportees has been called into question by a British Airways pilot following the death of Jimmy Mubenga.”

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The Guardian, 15th October 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Revealed: brutal guide to punishing jailed youths – The Observer

“Shocking details of techniques used to inflict pain deliberately on children in privately run jails have been revealed for the first time in a government document obtained by the Observer.”

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The Observer, 18th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Child prison restraint rules to be disclosed – The Independent

“Child protection groups today welcomed the decision to disclose the contents of a secret manual governing the use of physical restraint in child prisons.”

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The Independent, 5th July 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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