The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Highwitness News – December 1984 - December 1984

Release description:

This issue marks the one year anniversary of the paper, and the Christmas edition. One poetry submission writes about the effects of heroin use, and an article satirizes the Christmas story of the birth of Jesus. A letter is printed from one prisoner to another newly convicted murderer, Colin Thatcher; it highlights the injustices against “lifers”.

KEYWORDS: Christmas, hunger strike, satire

Coded by: Brian Garvin