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Government ban sending books to prisoners

Posted at 8:09AM Monday 24 Mar 2014

In one country prisoners can get four days off their sentence for every book they read, in another a ban on sending books to prisoners is being introduced.

The first country – not generally known for its enlightened prison system – is Brazil; the second country – to our shame – is the UK.

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