A European anti-torture committee has raised ongoing concerns about the use of segregation and “excessive force” used to control Scottish prisoners in “damning” new report.
To reduce the risks of Covid-19 in Mexico's overcrowded prisons, the government signed an amnesty law. But many political prisoners have not been released.
Every prisoner in Scotland should be given the right to vote in elections, according to an independent penal reform organisation.
Campaigners call for immediate changes to put in place better out-of-hours mental health provision in prisons.