Black and Muslim prisoners suffer worse treatment, study finds

Research suggests BAME inmates have greater chance of segregation or restraint being used against them

Black and Muslim offenders are more likely to be badly treated in prison, leading to poorer outcomes and mental health concerns, research has found.

The Runnymede Trust, a race equality thinktank, and the University of Greenwich investigated the treatment of male black and minority ethnic (BAME) prisoners, surveying over 340 inmates across four prisons.

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