ICOPA XII

Creating a scandal - prison abolition and the policy agenda

The International Conference on Penal Abolition (ICOPA) is a bi-annual gathering of activists, academics, journalists, practitioners, people currently or formerly imprisoned, survivors of state and personal harm, and others from across the world who are working towards the abolition of imprisonment, the penal system, carceral controls and the prison industrial complex.

The Howard League for Penal Reform organised and hosted the above international conference on 23, 24 & 25 July 2008 at Kings College London.