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February 2005 Archives (International News)

20th February 2005

"Activists protest death camps for people living with HIV in Russia" - Press release from FrontAIDS

At 10:00 on 20 February 2005, activists of the Russian FrontAIDS movement blocked the entrance to the Ministry of Justice to draw attention to the problems of people living with HIV in prisons. Read more

28th February 2005

New Report: "Cost-Saving or Cost-Shifting: The Fiscal Impact of Prison Privatization in Arizona" by Kevin Pranis

An in depth look at past research on Arizona private prison cost studies concludes that research used to justify the expansion of private prisons is methodologically flawed, outdated, and in one case, discredited by the researcher's financial ties to the private prison industry. Published by the Private Corrections Institute. Read more