Mike Unger
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Strangeways riot anniversary: Manchester journalist recalls siege

The Strangeways riot was the longest in British penal history and changed the way prisons were run in the UK.

Twenty-five years on, we look back on the 25-day unrest through the stories of the people who were at the centre of the siege in Manchester.

Speaking to BBC Inside Out North West, Mike Unger, Editor of the Manchester Evening News at the time, described living conditions inside the prison as "appalling".