Marta Álverez vowed to get justice after a decade of torture and abuse. Now she’s the first person to be given a public apology from the Colombian government for LGBT discrimination.
A London prison has been occupied by direct action group Sisters Uncut, determined to put domestic violence services at the heart of this general election.
In a dark corner of the American legal system, children face life sentences in adult prisons for committing violent crimes.
A crowd gathered at Pentonville Prison last night on Trans Prisoner Day of Action, with events held globally to highlight issues facing trans prisoners.
Danny Lyon pioneered a new form of photojournalism in the 1960s, getting deep with his subjects and seeing the world through their eyes: in prisons, biker gangs and in the Civil Rights Movement.
In the Chief Inspector of Prisons' Annual Report published today, it's revealed that the number of assaults, homicides and self-inflicted deaths have increased, while four of the five young offender institutions were not sufficiently safe.
Theatre company 2Magpies are no strangers to tackling controversial subjects, but their latest project - exploring music and torture at Guantanamo Bay - may well be their boldest performance yet.
When Danny Lyon infiltrated the Texan prison system during the Vietnam War, he captured a portrait of America that was propaganda free. But he didn’t do it alone.
In a climate of rehabilitation, community service and electronic tagging, jail cells in the Netherlands are being left completely vacant – leading to mass closures of prisons around the country. Could it be yet another progressive Dutch stance we could stand to replicate?
Lauren was raised as a girl until her father intervened. This is the story of her painful path back.
When denied freedom and everyday conveniences, people's resourcefulness grows. Chris Wilson shows us how prison taught him to free his mind, and his talent, in Huck's latest short film.
Political prisoner Herman Wallace became famous as a member of the 'Angola Three'. Now the late-activist's story has been recreated through a moving online documentary.