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Johnson’s Nigerian Prison Has Been Scrapped, but His Law and Order Agenda Is Still Racist
by Caren Holmes
Boris Johnson’s plan to pay for the expansion of a Nigerian prison has fallen through, according to information obtained by FOI request. While the project's cancellation exemplifies Johnson’s habit of making ill-conceived promises he can't keep, the proposal itself offers important insight into our new prime minister's wider carceral colonial vision of “law and order” - a vision he is currently trying to implement in the UK.

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