‘The disappeared’: prisoners on indeterminate sentences – The Guardian

Posted September 18th, 2012 in human rights, news, sentencing by sally

“The European court of human rights has ruled that indeterminate prison sentences (IPPs) breached prisoner’s human rights. There are over 6,000 IPP prisoners in England and Wales currently without a release date, leading a senior high court judge to describe them as ‘the disappeared’. 3,500 of these prisoners have already served their time but have no idea when they will leave prison.”

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The Guardian, 18th September 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk