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What is justice? Who does it serve? Why should you care? When we think about justice, we think about it as an abstract, something that happens to someone else, somewhere else. Bad people. But justice and the law regulate every aspect of our interactions with each other, with organisations, with the government. We never think about it until it impacts our lives, or that of someone close. News, views and trues from The View Magazine, a social justice and campaigning platform for the rights of ...
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Prepare to be awestruck as we journey into the heart of protests in Iran in 2022, with a focus on the extraordinary bravery of Iranian women. We're privileged to engage with Malu Halasa, the insightful editor of Woman Life Freedom, who helps us untangle the narratives that crisscross ethnicities, generations, and genders. We delve into how educatio…
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Malu Halasa is the editor of Woman Life Freedom. Voices and Art from the Women's Protests in Iran published by Saqi Books. Jina Mahsa Amini’s death at the hands of Iran’s Morality Police on 16 September 2022 sparked widespread protests across the country. Women took to the streets, uncovering their hair, burning headscarves and chanting ‘Woman Life…
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Brace yourselves for a heartening conversation with Lisa Azarmi, the creative mastermind behind the social media sensation, Ravenous Butterflies. Her journey, marked by a difficult upbringing and a tumultuous relationship, weaves a tale of resilience and self-love that is sure to strike a chord with you. She takes us through chapters in her life, f…
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How would you feel if you were sentenced to years in a system where the rules and environment constantly evolve? Prepare to peer behind the bars with our guest, Laura Owen, a prison law consultant, and Phil Wheatley, a seasoned prison governor and former Director General of the prison and probation service. They examine profound changes within our …
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Part 1 of 2 Join us for an enlightening conversation with Phil Wheatley, a veteran of 50 years in the prison system, and Laura Owen, a dedicated prison lawyer with 14 years of in-depth experience. Their expertise promises to provide you with a rare and comprehensive insight into the murky intricacies of the prison system. In our discussion, we zoom…
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What if the very system designed to rehabilitate and reintegrate people with convictions back into society was riddled with systemic failures? Step into the world of probation services with Tania Bassett, Press and Communications Liaison at NAPO. where she and our host Alex Bastion dissect the growing workload, dwindling funding, and the harsh real…
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How can a simple protest sign spark a global movement? Today's podcast episode takes us all along the inspiring journey of Sara and Kristine, the founders of Mother’s Rebellion, who are standing up to the patriarchal system and calling for a collective fight against the climate crisis. This grassroots initiative born in sunny California has now spr…
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Ready for a candid look at probation services? We have the pleasure of hosting Tania Basset, a seasoned expert from NAPO (National Association of Probation Officers) who lends her unique perspective on the numerous challenges faced by this critical public service. She uncovers the far-reaching implications of political decisions on probation servic…
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Ever wondered how climate justice ties into our daily lives and decisions? We sit down with Dr Nigel Gould-Davis and Professor Rupert Reed, leading academics in their respective fields, to delve into this urgent topic. They dissect the impact of hasty legislation, exploring how it can lead to oppressive outcomes for climate campaigners. They shed l…
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Have you ever experienced an epiphany so profound it reshaped your entire life trajectory? Our guest in today's episode, Professor Rupert Reed, certainly did, and this revelation led him on a journey of environmental activism, pushing for drastic societal transformation in the face of climate change. This isn't just an apocalypse tale, it's a story…
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Can you imagine having over two decades of real-world experience navigating the twists and turns of the justice system? In April this year, Pauline was appointed as a member of the Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody, the IAPDC, which provides expert independent advice to the Government concerning their legal duties to protect prisoners…
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Angela Kirwin, renowned writer-activist and author of the riveting book, How Prisons Are Failing Us All, takes center stage in this episode, providing some harrowing insights into the world of neurodiversity, mental health, and the criminal justice system. Join us as we peel back the layers of societal expectations and the challenges they pose in d…
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What happens when the justice system, designed to protect victims, does the opposite instead? What happens when it harms people it should be serving? When the system protects perpetrators of violence against women? It's a question that often keeps survivors of abuse awake at night, and our guest today, Jade Blue, knows it all too well. A tenacious …
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This is the first of our Frontline Warriors series in which we meet people creating transformative change in the justice system. Nicole Rose is an anarchist organiser and herbalist living in England who has been active in struggles for human, animal and earth liberation for over 20 years. Nicole did a 3.5-year prison sentence aged 21 amidst a decad…
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In this episode Trystan speaks with Bernadette Emerson, an activist and campaigner with IPP Committee In Action, fighting to end the ongoing IPP sentences still in place. IPPs sentences are indeterminate prison sentences which can leave prisoners locked up for decades, often over relatively minor crimes. They have been controversial ever since they…
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For the fifth and last in our series featuring refugee voices, Trystan speaks with Parwana Amiri, an amazing activist and poet who gained international recognition on the release of her book of poetry, written while living a refugee camp - “Letters from Moria: My Pen Will Not Break, But Borders Will”. Parwana left Afghanistan with her family when s…
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In this fourth episode of our refugee series, host Trystan speaks with Lucky Khambule, a refugee from South Africa living in Ireland, and founder of MASI, the movement of asylum seekers in Ireland. After first claiming asylum, Lucky then spent years waiting to find out if his application would be successful, and if he could remain in Ireland as his…
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In this third episode of our refugee series, host Trystan speaks with Dr S Chelvan, an activist human rights lawyer and head of immigration and law at 33 Bedford Row, to learn about the challenges faced by LGBTQ+ refugees when claiming asylum. When Dr Chelvan started, there was no model at all for processing LGBTQ+ asylum applications, which led to…
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In this second part of our refugee series, host Trystan speaks to Abdulwahab Tahhan, a Syrian refugee who's since moved to Hong Kong where he is now a lecturer, academic, journalist, stand up comedian and host of the podcast Integrate That. Integrate That is a podcast that aims to challenge some of the media narratives by centering refugee voices t…
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In the first episode of our series exploring the challenges facing refugees, our host Alex speaks with Debora Kayembe - human rights lawyer, political activist, and the first black woman to ever become Rector of the University of Edinburgh. Debora was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where she started her life of activism fighting for huma…
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Jeremy Moore is a serious fighter for justice for the underdog. He’s acted on some of the most high profile appeal cases and won them. Support the show For more unmissable content from The View sign up hereBy Madalena Alberto meet elsewhere Jeremy Moore
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In the week when COP 27 and the reality of the climate crisis hits home, Trystan Kent speaks with Sarah Webb, a climate justice activist who went to prison for peaceful non violent protest. TW: This episode contains profanity and state endorsed violence against women in prison including graphic descriptions of pain inducement for restraint. Sarah h…
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What do we do with people who commit the worst offences? Should they be allowed to be rehabilitated and forgiven, given a second chance to reintegrate and become productive members of society? Should they be shunned forever and thrown on the human garbage heap reserved specially for women who commit serious crimes? This week Alexandra Enuc our host…
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This week, our presenter Iulia is speaking to two ex-prison officers who've written a dark comedy about their experiences. Harriet and Ella signed up to a graduate scheme become front-line workers in a men's prison and women's prison respectively, and emerged hardened and, in their words, 'brutalised'. Their play, Cell Outs, navigates the dissonanc…
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In this Rebel Justice Podcast our host Trystan Kent speaks with Andrew Morris, former IPP inmate and vocal campaigner against injustices. Andrew sheds light onto the outrageous realities of IPP, and brings his experiences and insight into says we could reform the criminal justice system, within prisons and wider national reform. Andrew Morris is th…
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This week we bring you Zoe Cohen, a self employed mum who has had a successful coaching career and was previously a senior manager in the NHS. Zoe was one of 51 people who broke an injunction which protects the fossil fuel industry, and was remanded for contempt of court. All these people are in ongoing civil resistance as part of the Just Stop Oil…
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Monday 10 October 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the International End the Death Penalty Day. We speak to theatre director Claire Parker and actress Edie Campbell about Apples in Winter, by Jennifer Fawcett - a one woman play premiering in London this week at Playground Theatre in West London. This award winning play gives a voice to the mother…
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This week, we bring you personal perspectives on recent gender violence issues in China from the curators' team of the #MeToo in China exhibition in the UK, a group of young artists who advocate for Chinese women's justice and rights, narrating the stories of sexual violence survivors and feminists from different social backgrounds in China. Additi…
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This week we bring you someone at the forefront of talk therapy for the most disenfranchised communities in Ireland: Jimmy Judge. Jimmy started in the 80s as an addiction counsellor. He then went on to work with the Traveller Community and specialises in trauma counselling and also identifying abuse in institutional settings, and in relationships w…
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In today’s episode, one of the founders of The View, Farah Damji, speaks with Siyanda, who was released from prison recently, about her experiences inside, what she learned and what kept her going. A few weeks ago we brought you an important podcast with Camilla, Siyanda's mother and the force behind the Free Siyanda campaign. Camilla believes her …
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In today’s episode, our host Madalena Alberto meets feminist activist, writer and musician Janey Starling, who is responsible for strategy and campaigns at the UK gender justice organisation We Level Up. Janey produced the first UK media guidelines on reporting domestic abuse deaths, backed by all UK press regulators, and regularly does training in…
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Free Siyanda - Camilla's fight to clear her daughter Siyanda's name In today’s episode, our intrepid law student Narince Erkan from Durham University speaks to Camilla, Siyanda's mother, about the Free Siyanda campaign to clear her daughter's name in what she perceives to be a miscarriage of justice. Camilla tells The View how two white males and o…
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This week we bring you Sarah Maile, a teacher at Sandbach Highschool and creator of Sandbach Feminists. The Sandbach Feminisits are a group at Sandbach Highschool fighting to urge the UK government to make it illegal for school uniforms to be sold in sex shops and used in pornography. They are fighting for this to end the sexualization of children,…
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This week we bring Margaret Meehan O'Brian, aka Moonqueen, a qualified Intuitive Healer and Spiritual Teacher, who works with women who have suffered from domestic abuse. Margaret shares how she came about her healing practices and the benefits they can have for women who have lived through trauma. You can learn more about upcoming workshops and co…
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This week Oliver Freiberg meets crisis journalist, activist and campaigner Samantha Asumadu where they talk about activism, what inspired her, and her recent nomination to the long list of the prestigious Paul Foot Award, for investigative journalism. The View magazine is the only platform by and for women in the justice system. Every week we look …
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In today’s episode, we present some excerpts from our Women vs The State live talk that took place at the Photo North Festival in Manchester in the first week of May 2022. In the panel, we had the pleasure of hearing from Gail Hadfield Grainger, whose partner was unlawfully murdered in an extra-judicial killing by Greater Manchester Police, Mags Mc…
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This week we bring you Fran Fattore. Fran is one of the women photographed by Gavin Smith for The View’s Someone’s Daughter campaign. Our Someone’s Daughter Campaign consists of women in the justice system who have been affected through committing crimes, as victims or activists or by practising as judges or barristers. Seventeen portraits from our…
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Today we bring you a profile of photographer Peter Dench. Peter is also a presenter writer, author, educator and curator and has over 20 years of experience in the advertising, editorial, corporate and portraiture fields of image making. He has received many international accolades and published solo books with his work, while also running the Phot…
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Today we bring you a profile of a photographer who shares about their work and the way that they view the world through the lens. Zula Rabikowska is a polish photographer and videographer based between London and Krakow. Zula was born in Poland but she grew up in the Uk and her practice is influenced by her experience in migration. In her work she …
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This week we are honoured to bring you Roy Tyson, an artist and founder of Roy’s Art fair, which is taking place from 7th to the 10th of April (2022) at Truman Brewery, Brick Lane. We are delighted to be taking part of the Fair as The View, with a stand of art by and for women in the justice system, where we will share their poignant stories, why a…
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In today’s episode we’ll continue talking about how governments oppress women who speak out, and how the current criminal system can be extremely flawed towards women. Today’s panel include Alba Duque, a Spanish artist and photographer who mainly works in woman subjects; David Shaw, a lawyer from Instalaw who specialises in civil actions against pu…
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In today’s episode we’ll be talking about how governments oppress women who speak out, and how the current criminal system can be extremely flawed towards women. Today’s panel include Alba Duque, a Spanish artist and photographer who mainly works in woman subjects; David Shaw, a lawyer from Instalaw who specialises in civil actions against public a…
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This is a special podcast to celebrate International Women’s Day, where we honour the 750 000 incarcerated women across the globe and call on our governments for rapid decarceration of women in prison for non violent crimes. The theme for 2022 is #breakthebias and we have the perfect guest - Judge Shannon Frison. Judge Frison sits in the Massachuss…
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In today’s episode of our Someone's Daughter Podcast, we’ll continue discussing WOMEN AND JUSTICE. Narince Erkan, president of Durham Rebel Justice Society, will be speaking with Hema Vyas, Life Leadership Mentor and omnipreneurial psychologist; Sue Wheatcroft, Mental Health Activist and woman with lived experience in the justice system; Amanda Haw…
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In today’s episode of our Someone's Daughter Podcast, we’ll be discussing WOMEN AND JUSTICE. Narince Erkan, president of Durham Rebel Justice Society, will be speaking with Hema Vyas, Life Leadership Mentor and omnipreneurial psychologist; Sue Wheatcroft, Mental Health Activist and woman with lived experience in the justice system; Amanda Hawick, S…
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In today’s episode of our Someone's Daughter Podcast, we’ll be discussing whether the law treats everyone equally and how we can think about it in terms of its application and consequences. Today’s panel includes, Sarah Kirkpatrick, the Chief Exec of Welsh Women’s Aid, Ryan Jackson, Acceleron learning's chief executive and life skills expert, Holly…
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In today’s episode of our Someone's Daughter Podcast Series, we’ll hear from activist and campaigner Anna Smith Higgs, a blogger, public speaker, radio host, and also, a stroke survivor who is advocating for acceptance, body positivity and disability rights. She talks about her experience of being a disabled performer, and her involvement with our …
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The VIEW Magazine CiC Presents Rebel Justice Podcasts : Episode 8: Capturing Personality in a Portrait Description: Clare Barstowe speaks to some of the photographers and subjects in our Someone’s Daughter campaign, sharing their experiences on how they worked and supported each other during the photo shoot. Someone’s Daughter is a visual portal th…
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The VIEW Magazine CiC Presents Rebel Justice Podcasts : Episode 7: Interview with Ivana Bacik and Farah Damji. Welcome to The View Magazines Rebel Justice Podcast. In this weeks episode we speak to Ivana Bacik and the co-founder of The View, Farah Damji, about their involvement with Someone’s Daughter and the criminal justice system. Support the sh…
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The VIEW Magazine CiC Presents Rebel Justice Podcasts : Episode 6: Interview with Farah Nazeer, THE CEO of Women's Aid Our sixth Rebel Justice podcast features Farah Nazeer the CEO of Women's Aid and our own Narince Erkan, a law student and president of our University Rebell Justice Societies. They take a deep dive into services for women trapped i…
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