UK: Prison chaplains ‘routinely hand out anti-gay leaflets’ to inmates

A review has found that government-appointed prison chaplains have routinely distributed homophobic literature to prisoners. The review was ordered last year by Secretary of State for Justice Michael Gove over concerns surrounding Muslim chaplains in UK prisons.

The Times newspaper reports that “it uncovered misogynistic and homophobic leaflets, hate tracts encouraging the murder of apostates and ultra-conservative Islamic literature preaching contempt for basic British values”.

It also found that the literature made available to inmates went through little or no scrutiny for suitability, meaning that potentially extremist material was able to be included.  Read more via Pink News