Posted by: prisonradioshow | February 23, 2013

Prison Radio Show – February 22, 2013

An interview with G20 political prisoner Alex Hundert in regards to his being put in solitary confinement at the Central North Correctional Centre, in Penetanguishene, Ontario. Prison authorities had claimed that he was a ‘security threat’.

One year ago on Valentine’s Day 362 people – 360 prisoners and two women visitors – died in a horrific fire at the Comayagua jail in Honduras. Families are demanding answers into what happened.

An interview with Wendy Stevenson from the Comité Fabio Di Celmo pour les 5, a Montreal based support group for political prisoners, The Cuban 5. Wendy gives us a history on the many facts leading up to the case of the Cuban 5 as well as discussing the case itself.

A commentary by Prisoner Peter Collins called: The Impugned Doctor. He speaks about Dr. Diane Wyatt at Bath Federal Prison. More specifically, Peter speaks on how and why Dr. Diane Wyatt had her psychiatric license pulled by the College of Physicians and Surgeons, how she has committed perjury by omission in a court of law, and how she generally treats the prisoners in need of health services at Bath Prison. It should be noted that Dr. Diane Wyatt is also the doctor involved in the case that Mr. Collins had first brought up to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in 2010.

Plus two short news briefs: first, on double bunking in Canadian prisons, which a new report states is now the new norm; second, Ontario Corrections has opened a formal disciplinary proceeding into why a female prisoner was refused access to medical care while in labour and was forced to give a breech birth while locked down despite her pleas for help and from the other prisoners.

 

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