LIFE BEATING TIME

HOW COVID HAS AFFECTED THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
All 117 prisons have, effectively, remained closed to all outsiders during the Corona Crisis. Family visits, education, workshops, religious services, inspections and other safeguards and support have, more or less, stopped. Probation and post-prison services have been provided mainly by phone (if at all..). People serving sentences have…
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‘Locked down locked up’ – Ophrys
Inside Stories, Episode 15 [HMP Rye Hill, March 2020]
“We have 15 minutes a day to shower & use the CMS (Computer Messaging Service) to order our shopping & pick our menus & ½ an hour outside. My greatest love was the outdoors & the previous hour a day exercise was so inadequate but now it’s halved.”
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‘Sometimes I Feel Like’ – OC
Inside Stories, Episode 14 [HMP Featherstone, March 2020]
“Life is so hard for me, / This ain’t the way it’s supposed to be Life won’t be easy, And I know that! / My past is over, Wish I could go back.”
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