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Protest demanding prisoners’ right to vote – People Against Prisons Aotearoa

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The prisoner advocacy organisation People Against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) protested today for the right of prisoners to vote. The picket was held outside Nikki Kaye’s office in Auckland Central. “Denying prisoners the right to vote is a blatant breach of their human rights,” says PAPA spokesperson Emilie Rākete. Since 2010, all sentenced prisoners have been […]

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No Pride in Prisons is now People Against Prisons Aotearoa

By   /  September 2, 2017  /  Most Recent Blogs, Raw News feed  /  1 Comment

The prison advocacy organisation No Pride in Prisons has officially changed its name to People Against Prisons Aotearoa as of 1 September. “The new name is a reflection of where the organisation is at now,” says People Against Prisons Aotearoa spokesperson Emilie Rākete. “The prison harms everyone it touches, so our organisation must draw on […]

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