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Up to 87 percent of prisoners unemployed before prison

Friday, 11 August 2017, 3:14 pm | No Pride in Prisons

An Official Information Act response to No Pride in Prisons states that up to 87 percent of New Zealand’s prisoners were unemployed immediately before their imprisonment. More >>

No Pride in Prisons name change upcoming

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 8:39 pm | No Pride in Prisons

Prison abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons is preparing to change its name to People Against Prisons Aotearoa after a majority vote at its 2017 annual general meeting. More >>

Report reveals “appalling conditions” in Hawke’s Bay Prison

Friday, 7 July 2017, 8:53 am | No Pride in Prisons

A report from the Office of the Ombudsman into Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison has revealed shocking conditions in one of New Zealand’s largest prisons. More >>

No Pride in Prisons is changing its name

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 9:12 am | No Pride in Prisons

The prison advocacy organisation No Pride in Prisons is changing its name to People Against Prisons Aotearoa following a majority vote at its annual general meeting on 14 May. More >>

Corrections Accused of Cover Up over New Torture Reports

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:35 am | No Pride in Prisons

The prisoner advocacy organisation No Pride in Prisons is “outraged” by what it sees as an attempt by the Department of Corrections to avoid transparency and undermine the Official Information Act (OIA). More >>

Corrections found unjustified in withholding riot report

Monday, 29 May 2017, 1:45 pm | No Pride in Prisons

The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has found that the Department of Corrections was unjustified in refusing to release its report into the Spring Hill riot of 2013. More >>

No Pride in Prisons slams bloated prison budget

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 3:14 pm | No Pride in Prisons

Prison abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons says the 2017 Budget once again prioritises appearing tough on crime over keeping people safe. “The more than $1 billion spent on prisons is an insult to the thousands of people living in poverty ... More >>

No Pride in Prisons condemns ‘Māori prisons’

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 9:25 am | No Pride in Prisons

Calls by the Labour, Green, and Māori Parties for ‘Māori prisons’ would be deeply harmful to Māori communities, says prisoner advocacy organisation No Pride in Prisons. More >>

No Pride in Prisons condemns use of isolation

Friday, 28 April 2017, 9:34 am | No Pride in Prisons

Prisoner abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons is appalled by the findings of the Human Rights Commission’s report into the use of isolation and restraint. More >>

Waitangi Tribunal report on prisons “does not go far enough”

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 9:49 am | No Pride in Prisons

The Waitangi Tribunal report into the disproportionate reoffending rate for Māori, Tū Mai Te Rangi!, has been criticised by the prison abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons . More >>

Prisoners Kept in Cells for 26 Hours at a Time

Friday, 31 March 2017, 1:08 pm | No Pride in Prisons

A Department of Corrections’ report released today found that prisoners were being kept in extreme confinement in the months leading up to the Spring Hill Prison riot. More >>

No Pride in Prisons to present submission on ‘racist’ Bill

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 8:58 am | No Pride in Prisons

Today on Wednesday, 22nd of March, members of No Pride in Prisons will present a submission at parliament on the Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Bill. More >>

Prisoners being kept in 22-hour lockdown

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 9:50 am | No Pride in Prisons

An entire unit at Spring Hill Corrections Facility has been on 22-hour lockdown for months now, according to information received by the prisoner advocacy organisation No Pride in Prisons. More >>

No Pride in Prisons says NZ Police “nothing to be proud of”

Saturday, 25 February 2017, 1:17 pm | No Pride in Prisons

Prison abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons opposes the inclusion of the New Zealand Police in tonight’s Auckland Pride Parade. More >>

“Torture in New Zealand Prisons” booklet released

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:53 am | No Pride in Prisons

The prisoner advocacy organisation No Pride in Prisons has today released its report into torture, cruel and inhumane treatment in New Zealand prisons. More >>

Corrections charges $10,000 for OIA Request

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 9:24 am | No Pride in Prisons

The Department of Corrections is attempting to charge nearly $10,000 for response to an Official Information Act request. The request, from a member of the organisation No Pride in Prisons, is for reports into human rights abuse in New Zealand prisons. More >>

No Pride in Prisons

Saturday, 11 February 2017, 8:20 pm | No Pride in Prisons

Protesters fill Auckland’s Queen street on their march to Mt Eden Prison. Photo credit: accompany collective More >>

Prison group to protest rising prison population

Friday, 10 February 2017, 9:31 am | No Pride in Prisons

A large crowd is expected to march tomorrow in Auckland with prison abolitionist group No Pride in Prisons to protest the prison population reaching 10,000 people. More >>

March to Join Rising Tide of Discontent With Corrections

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 1:12 pm | No Pride in Prisons

Prison abolitionist group No Pride in Prisons will hold a march to Mount Eden Corrections Facility on Saturday, February 11 from 12pm to 2pm. More >>

NPIP Joins Resistance to State Housing Evictions

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 10:06 am | No Pride in Prisons

Members of prison abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons will be joining the Tāmaki Housing Group today to resist the eviction state housing tenant of Ioela “Niki” Rauti. More >>

 

 

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