UK: Prison conditions slammed in report

From the article: “Inmates are still being housed in “archaic and Dickensian” conditions in some parts of Cork Prison, a report has revealed…”We welcome the Government’s commitment to a new prison in Cork and hope it will resolve the issues of overcrowding, the practice of slopping out, and meet international standards and human rights criteria.”

I don’t know what “slopping out” entails, but it doesn’t sound good…

Read more here.

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