Just like cancer, you’re only interested when it hits you yourself. Otherwise, it’s too terrible, impossible to imagine, too un-believable.
I have visited innocent prisoners in Cardiff, Holloway, Pentonville and The Verne. And I had to realise that a whole new raft of campaigning goals opens up.
But, actually, there is worse: Section 42, i.e. mental hospital!
Caul Grant has kind of asked for being imprisoned – only to get justice for his son that died due to neglect by the NHS.
Ronald Castree certainly did not ask to be imprisoned.
Neither did Maurice J Kirk BVSc (born in 1945) whom South Wales Police would have liked to have shot but now torture him in prison.
What is deeply worrying is what we call the “second generation radar”: when girls are in ‘care’ and become pregnant, their kids are virtually guaranteed to be taken.
- They have no idea what’s happening to them
- they can’t possibly defend themselves
- they are potentially NEVER given a chance to prove that they CAN be a good mother!
Society is truly being eroded from within.