8 April 2019

INQUEST's casework and monitoring has shown that that prisons consistently fail to provide care and support for physical and mental ill health.

Deborah Coles writes about the deaths of Annabella Landsberg, Natasha Chin and Sarah Reed - three black women who died in prison. In each case, their distress was disbelieved and viewed as a discipline and control problem, rather than requiring care and support. The role of race in the dehumanising treatment these women received cannot be ignored.

Read in full on the Guardian.