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'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Thursday, 3 March 2005

Is this really how our prisons are run?

Well, I certainly have no idea, but if this kind of thing is happening then it is absolutely chilling.

I have generally always believed in the fairness and basic 'decency' of our public service, but after watching a programme yesterday evening by undercover reporters who had taken jobs within the illegal immpigrant security industry ('Detention Undercover - the Real Story', BBC1 2 March 2005 9pm), which showed numerous examples of violent and racist behaviour by guards. I am afraid I am not prepared to dismiss out of hand the possibility that prison officers really do indulge in this kind of 'bear-pit' technique to get their kicks.

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