Stark Raven: Prison Justice

Keeping in touch across prison walls isn't easy

| June 9, 2010

Podcast




Artist: Interview on visiting prisoners
Title: Keeping in Touch across prison walls
Album: Stark Raven Media Collective
Year: 2010
Genre: Other
Length: 0:19:13
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Keeping in touch with loved ones behind bars can be a struggle.

Stark Raven spoke with Kristy, who has been trying to keep a relationship with her brother, who has been in prison for the past two years.

Kristy has learned first hand that the system, while on paper and in theory supports visitors, doesn't live up to its claims. She is finding  a lot of barriers including a culture of suspicion, expensive phone charges, inaccurate ion scanning and drug detection at the gate, long travel times and a lack of support.

Tags:

Comments

We welcome your comments! rabble.ca embraces a pro-human rights, pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, anti-imperialist and pro-labour stance, and encourages discussions which develop progressive thought. Our full comment policy can be found here. Learn more about Disqus on rabble.ca and your privacy here. Please keep in mind:

Do

  • Tell the truth and avoid rumours.
  • Add context and background.
  • Report typos and logical fallacies.
  • Be respectful.
  • Respect copyright - link to articles.
  • Stay focused. Bring in-depth commentary to our discussion forum, babble.

Don't

  • Use oppressive/offensive language.
  • Libel or defame.
  • Bully or troll.
  • Post spam.
  • Engage trolls. Flag suspect activity instead.