Extremist inmates to be held in 'separation centres' inside prisons

Plan to separate ‘subversive prisoners’ follows official inquiry into the spread of Islamic extremism inside prisons

Plans to house up to 28 of the most dangerous extremist inmates in England and Wales in three “separation centres” away from mainstream prisoners are to go ahead, the Ministry of Justice has announced.

The first of the three separation centres – known as “jihadi jails” – will be opened in HMP Frankland high-security prison in the coming weeks with two others to follow.

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April 21st, 2017 by