In the Media

Asian inmates feel most unsafe in prison system, study reveals

PUBLISHED December 20, 2005

Asian prisoners in England and Wales now face more racist bullying and abuse than black prisoners, according to a survey published today.

The chief inspector of prisons, Anne Owers, says in a review of race relations in prisons that 52% of Asian inmates say they feel unsafe compared with 32% of whites and 18% of blacks.