The Virus in the Prisons

Oonagh Ryder and Carl Cattermole update on the spread of COVID-19 in UK prisons. They speak to Lisa Selby and Elliot Murawski of Blue Bag Life about what changes are happening in prisons and how prisoners and their family and friends are feeling. Kushal Sood, a prison lawyer, also joins to discuss the barriers to getting people who are vulnerable to COVID-19 out of prison and the problems with reformist calls to release only ‘low risk’ prisoners.

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