How can prison administrations prevent the spread of radicalisation in prisons? Should violent extremist offenders be separated from the rest of prison population? How can de-radicalisation programmes in prison assist offenders to abandon extremist ideologies?
Dr Shane Bryans, a former UK prison governor and expert, who has worked on prison-based deradicalisation in a number of countries examines how prison administrations can manage violent extremists in their care.
About this blog series
This is the second in a series of expert blogs PRI has commissioned to examine some of the most interesting trends and pressing challenges in criminal justice and penal reform. The series marks PRI’s 25th anniversary year and will run from May 2014 to the United Nations Crime Congress in April 2015.
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