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Humane Justice

Mar 29, 2021

Mr Gee has performed poetry for two decades. He specialises in running poetry workshops and has vast experience of working in prisons.

Perhaps best knows as the 'Poet Laureate' on Russell Brand's infamous BBC Radio 2 show, he's toured the world and had his work featured in The Times and The Guardian.

Mr Gee has written...

Mar 25, 2021

Tanjit Dosanjh is an optometrist. When his father went to prison, he decided he wanted to help people in prison by using his professional skills.

He learned of optical labs in California's prisons, and raised enough money to launch an optical training lab inside HMP Standford Hill in 2012.

Since then, he's trained 60...

Mar 15, 2021

Jayne Richards works for the criminal justice charity Catch 22. She has won several awards for her work, including an Outstanding Service award presented to her by Princess Anne.

In 2005 she received a life sentence and served ten years behind bars. She is serving the remainder on a life licence.

Jayne describes in...

Mar 12, 2021

Humane Stories is a brand new series we've made with the charity Khulisa.

It tells six stories from people who know life behind bars, through living or working there.

They’ll be sharing their own stories of the kindness, hope and compassion that have touched them.

These are moving, honest stories which may change your...