DON’T GLO­RIFY PRIS­ON­ERS

Move! - - EDITOR’S NOTE -

When I read the story ti­tled, My

Life Be­hind Bars, in Move! (Is­sue 618, 11 April), I coudn’t help but think that the writer is self­ab­sorbed. One mes­sage that came through from the writer is that his life in prison is not good. Those who are con­victed of crime should be holis­tic in their ap­proach when they use the me­dia to tell their sto­ries and the start­ing point should be an apol­ogy and show­ing em­pa­thy to the vic­tims. Let us be wary of see­ing those in prison as some sort of he­roes when they claim to have changed. They must show re­morse and ac­knowl­edge the harm they have caused. MAUPI MONYEMANGE­NE, VIA EMAIL

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