The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Avatar – May 1976 - May 1976

Release description:

This issue addresses problems such as how many people are in prison for small crimes, issues in Belfast, prisoners discussing the Peace and Security Bill, and opinions on replacing capital punishment with 25-year minimum sentence. The issue also discusses the nature of punishment, and includes information on the Millhaven inquiry into guards gassing prisoners.

KEYWORDS:  Peace and Security Bill, National Parole Board

This issue is difficult to read in places.

Coded by: Kate Garrett