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Chief Inspector of Prisons fears for children held behind bars

Chief Inspector of Prisons fears for children held behind bars

The Chief Inspector of Prisons, Nick Hardwick has expressed fears for the wellbeing of some 16 and 17 year old boys held in custody. While the present and previous governments, together with child protection charities hypocritically call for greater protection of children, they also demand longer sentences and tougher release conditions for such ‘vulnerable’ children…

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