The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Tightwire - Spring 1989

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SUMMARY: This edition discusses media and prisoner views of P4W, human rights in Canada, and prisoner literacy. The inaccuracies of reports from the CSC, the costs of incarceration, and the ruling of a P4W prisoner being wrongly sentenced are also addressed.

KEYWORDS: Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Frontier College Prison Literacy Initiative, Native Sisterhood.

Coded by Claire Hall

LIST OF CODES: Aboriginal Prisoners, Community in-reach, Correctional policies, Human rights, Judicial process/appeals, Parole—conditional release, Penal reforms, Prisoner struggles.