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 Stark Raven 
 Prison visitors face barriers
 Interview with Kristy, who is trying to keep in touch with her brother in prison
 Stark Raven Radio  
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For all their claims of the importance of family connections, one woman is nothing but barriers when trying to keep in touch with her brother in prison.
Emily Aspinwall, Stark Raven Media Collective
*interview contains an intro and extro**

Keeping in touch with loved ones behind bars can be a struggle.

Stark Raven spoke with Kristy, who is trying to keep a relationship with her brother, who has been in prison for the past two years.

Kristy has learned first hand that the system, while on paper and in theory supports visitors, doesn't live up to its claims. She is finding a lot of barriers including a culture of suspicion, expensive phone charges, inaccurate ion scanning and drug detection at the gate, long travel times and a lack of support.

A closer look at prisons & criminalization


starkraven (at) prisonjustice (dot) ca

 Visiting in prison Download Program Podcast
inteview with kristy
00:19:13 English 2010-03-15
 Vancouver, BC. Coast Salish Territories.
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