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Prison

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Gandhi and prison: an opinion

Gandhi practised two types of Satyagraha in his mass campaigns. The first was civil disobedience, which entailed breaking a law and courting arrest.

Peter Brock and John LH Keep (eds), 'Life in a Penal Battalion of the Imperial Russian Army: The Tolstoyan NT Iziumchenko's Story'

William Sessions Ltd, 2001. ISBN 1 85072 261 7, 76pp

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Pramoedya Ananta Toer (Translation by Willem Samuels), 'The Mute's Soliloquy'

Hyperion East, 1999. ISBN 0 7868 6416 8, 375 pp

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Michael Franti and Spearhead, 'Stay Human'

Boo Boo Wax, 2001. Audio CD, 73mins

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Behind bars hotels

Internationally, the role of the private sector in the criminal justice system is now substantial and set to expand.

Quit tickling!

According to the Washington Post "FBI and Justice Department investigators are increasingly frustrated by the silence of jailed suspected associates of Osama bin Laden's

Torture: its complexity, moral dilemmas and its introduction into our lives

I have been invited to write about torture for this issue on prisons and really, much or nothing could be said, the topic simply does not allow for neutrality or impartiality.

Prison letter

Claire Marie Hanrahan, No 90285-020, Range 1, Federal Prison Camp

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Prisoners of homophile conscience

I can't offer a historical analysis of the situation for the gai or lesbian community in prison.

Prison and nonviolent Struggle

Timed to coincide with the annual Prisoners for Peace list and associated articles, Peace News takes a look at prison and nonviolent struggle.