What are prison cells in different countries

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More and more people are behind bars. According to the Institute for the Study of Criminal Policy, more than 10 million people are currently being held in prisons around the world. They are either there before the trial, or are already serving a sentence.
Compared to 2000, the total number of women serving sentences increased by an average of 50%, while the number of male prisoners only by 18%. However, the total number of prisoners varies greatly by country. For example, in the USA there are 698 prisoners for every 100 thousand inhabitants, and in Denmark there are only 61. There are other differences. Somewhere prisoners have access to musical instruments and video games, while somewhere they fight for a roll of toilet paper.
We collected photographs of prison cells from around the world to show how prisoners were kept in different countries. The contrast is simply amazing.Our list has both simple cameras and high-security cameras. Of course, they cannot be compared, but they give a very good idea of ​​how different countries treat their prisoners. This may depend on the economic situation in the country or on how society relates to the value of life.
Prison in the city of Aranjuez, Spain
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In the Spanish prison of the city of Aranjuez, the prisoner is allowed to live with his family. Disney characters on the walls, children's room and a place to play - everything is there, so that children do not realize as long as possible that their parent is in prison.
Prison of Bastoi, Horten, Norway
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The prison, located on the island of Bastoy, is the largest prison in Norway. The prison occupies the whole island, but its northern part with the beach is considered open to the public. The prison is a small commune with 80 houses, roads, beach areas, cultural landscape, a football field, arable land and forest. In this prison, prisoners, including murderers and rapists, live in conditions that critics call "soft" and "luxurious." However, despite this, Basta prison has the lowest repeat crime rate.
Prison of Luzira, Kampala, Uganda
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In Luzira, more responsibility is placed on prisoners than in similar prisons in the United Kingdom or the United States. Prisoners are responsible for maintaining order in the unit in which they live, including the cultivation and collection of food, its preparation and delivery to the prison. Learning is encouraged. Aggression among prisoners is the exception rather than the rule. The level of recidivism in this prison is only 30%, compared with 46% in the UK and 76% in the United States.
San Diego Women's Prison, Cartagena, Colombia
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Prisoners of this prison every night breathe the air of freedom, turning into cooks, waitresses and dishwashers in the colorful restaurant "Interno", open in one of the inner patio. 25 of the 180 prisoners were selected as part of a program to help women return to society at the end of their term. In this prison, sentences are served for crimes such as theft, drug trafficking and extortion.
Prison Halden, Norway
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Halden is a high-security prison. It consists of three branches and accepts criminals from around the world. The prison is aimed at rehabilitation and is a simulation of life in freedom.In 2010, the institution received an award for interior design, but this prison is also criticized for excessive liberalism.
Prison Norgahaven, Wenheuzen, The Netherlands
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The cells of this prison have a bed and other furniture, a fridge, a TV and a separate bathroom. The crime rate in the Netherlands is so low that almost no one is in prison. To solve this “problem”, the state entered into a treaty with Norway. Now part of the Norwegian criminals is serving a sentence in Norgerhaven.
Prison Onomichi, Japan
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Older criminals are becoming the norm in Japan as the country continues to age. Prisoners and soft food are provided for prisoners in the Onomichi prison. They can also spend time knitting and sewing.
Prison Eddieuel, Lothian, Switzerland
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Eddieuel is a re-education prison. Here, prisoners can purposefully engage in some kind of activity, such as training, talking with a psychologist or working. Communication with nature and family is also an integral part of rehabilitation.
Prison Black Dolphin, Sol-Iletsk, Russia
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In the ill-famed Russian prison Black Dolphin on the border with Kazakhstan, prisoners live in small 50-meter cells behind three steel doors.The prisoners are actually in a cell inside another cell, under constant guard. The Black Dolphin contains the most dangerous criminals, including serial killers, cannibals and terrorists. Prison guards claim that the only way to escape from there is to die. If you count all the crimes committed by prisoners of this prison, it turns out that they killed about 3.5 thousand people. On average, it is 5 murders per prisoner.
Prison Penal de Ciudad Barrios, San Miguel, El Salvador
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The width of this cage is only 3.5 meters, and its height is 4.5, but usually it has about 30 people. In fact, the cells were created as 72-hour detention cells, but many prisoners have been in them for over a year. They spend most of their time dismissing their clothes into threads in order to tie up hammocks in which they sleep over each other, like wood in a bundle.
Prison Champoll, Geneva, Switzerland
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The main function of the Geneva Prison, built in 1977, is to maintain prisoners before trial. The number of prisoners is constantly increasing, which has led to the problem of overcrowding. In 2010, 115 nationalities were represented among the prisoners, the Swedes here are only 7.2%.
Detention Center in Las Colinas, Santee, California
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The prison was created as the first such detention facility in the United States. Here, environmental and behavioral psychologies are used to deepen the experience and correct the behavior of both prisoners and staff.
Cebu detention center and rehabilitation, Cebu, Philippines
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This center is a maximum security prison where prisoners practice dancing as part of their daily activities and rehabilitation. Many presentations are recorded on video and posted on the Internet. Because of this, the prison has its fans, and the prisoners are real Internet stars.
Prison Landsberg, Landsberg am Lech, Germany
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In this prison, Hitler wrote Mein Kampf, and 278 Nazis were executed for crimes during the war. Now the conditions here are much better. The Progressive Prison offers 36 courses for teaching various professions: baker, electrician, painter, butcher, carpenter, tailor, shoemaker, heating and ventilation master, bricklayer.
Prison Maula, Lilongwe, Malawi
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This prison is very crowded. In 2015, the cell for 60 people contained 200. The prisoners here are forced to use one toilet for 120 people and one faucet for 900 people. Because of the small budget of the country, prisoners are fed only once a day.One of the few outlets for prisoners is sport. Men are allowed to play football, women are allowed to play basketball.
Skin Jail, Oslo, Norway
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In Norway, prisons are designed to imitate life as much as possible at liberty in order to prepare prisoners for life in a community after release. In this prison, prisoners have private bathrooms, a TV, video games, and they can also go to the gym and walk in the courtyard.
Prison in Abashiri, Japan
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In this prison, security guards check the inmates' rooms daily. Served here are criminals with terms of up to 8 years. Life in prison is very harsh, but there is no information about violence, drugs or murders in it.
Correctional colony of Otago, Melbourne, New Zealand
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This prison is called “Milton Hilton”, here prisoners can relax in posh conditions while they are serving time. The cells in this facility look more like teenage rooms than like prison. There is a health care system and a library so that people feel like members of society.
Civilian prison in Haiti, Arkai, Haiti
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The Haitian civil prison in the coastal city of Arkai is known for its overcrowding.In 2016, 174 prisoners escaped during the riots, many guards were injured and one was killed.
Evin Prison, Tehran, Iran
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The prison is overcrowded, conditions are unsanitary, and in hot Iranian summer temperatures can reach + 45 ° C. There is no air conditioning here, and the air in the cells smells of sweat and human excrement. The quality of the water is very poor, and the portions of conditionally edible food are very small. There is almost no medical care. In addition to all the other torments, the prisoners have almost no contact with the outside world.
High Security Penitentiary in Florence, Colorado, USA
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Opened in 1994, this prison was designed to isolate criminals who are considered too dangerous for a regular prison. Here they are kept in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day. In the remaining hour, allocated for taking a shower, physical exercises and, by special permission, telephone calls, prisoners move with strict restrictions (in handcuffs, in shackles or in both at once). They are fed directly in the chamber, and the food does not include foods that can harm themselves or create unsanitary conditions.
Detention Center near The Hague, Netherlands
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The prison was founded in 1993 as part of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Currently, it is the detention facility of the International Criminal Court, where people accused of international genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes are held. Each cell has a separate bathroom. Prisoners can attend the gym with an instructor, and can also cook for themselves. Each cell has a personal computer where prisoners can view materials on their case.
Pre-trial detention center in Bois d'Arcy, France
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This prison contains prisoners awaiting trial and convicts serving a term of up to 1 year.
Prison Vologodsky penny, Vologda, Russia
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Here contain the most dangerous criminals in Russia. In addition to psychological torture by a 22.5-hour imprisonment in a double cell, prisoners are allowed only two visits per year. This is all that a prisoner can hope for, since it is impossible to escape from a prison surrounded by the icy waters of White Lake.
San Quentin Prison, California
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This is the oldest high security prison in California.Men sentenced to death in this state must be kept in San Quentin. The number of executed death sentences in this prison in 2015 amounted to 708 units.
Prison in Quezon City, Philippines
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In this prison in unsanitary conditions, there is a constant battle for space, water and food. The cell, designed for 20 people, contains from 160 to 200. People sleep in turns on the cracked cement floor of an open basketball court, on staircases, under beds and hammocks made from old blankets.
Prison Dartmoor, Princetown, England
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Mostly here are people who have committed crimes not related to violent acts. There are also sex offenders for whom special treatment programs have been developed in prison. Some prisoners participate in such programs voluntarily.
El Buen Pastor Women's Prison, Bogota, Colombia
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The cells of this prison are designed for two people, but today they contain from 10 to 20 women. Corruption and violence are common among prisoners. Despite the harsh conditions, this prison is trying to rehabilitate its prisoners by holding annual beauty contests.
Prison San Pedro, Bolivia
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In this prison, inmates buy cells from other inmates. The richest live in cameras with a private bathroom, kitchen and cable TV. The price of these cameras varies from 1500 to 1800 boliviano. You can also buy a luxurious three-story chamber with a hot tub. However, the majority of prisoners live in cramped conditions of five people in a single room. Many live with their families, it is believed that in prison is safer than on impoverished streets. In prison, cocaine is produced and sold to tourists. Although visiting this place is prohibited, but many tourists get there by bribing guards.
Prison Neve Tirz, Ramla, Israel
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This is a women's prison. The size of most cameras here is 13 square meters with a toilet and a shower. Each cell contains approximately 6 women.
Prison Island Rikers, New York, USA
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Rickers Island was named one of the 10 worst prisons in the United States. The prison caused a new wave of criticism in 2015, when a teenager who committed suicide on the island for three years awaiting trial for stealing a backpack there committed suicide. As of 2018, the number of prisoners for the first time in the last 25 years was less than 9 thousand people, and in connection with this they plan to close the prison.
Pelican Bay State Prison, Crescent City, California
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The goal of this prison is to contain the “worst of the worst” criminals in California. 40% of prisoners are serving life sentences here, and almost everyone has stories about violence in other prisons, as a result of which they were transferred to Pelican Bay.
Prison of Bordeaux, Montreal, Canada
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There are between 1,000 and 1,500 men in this prison serving up to two years.
Prison Altiplano, Almoloye de Juarez, Mexico
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Altiplano - maximum security prison. The thickness of the walls in this prison reaches 1 meter, and the air space above the facility is limited. The authorities claim that at a distance of 10 kilometers from the prison is limited and the action of cellular communication, so that prisoners can not communicate with their accomplices in the wild. In addition, armored personnel carriers are based near the prison. It was considered impossible to escape from this prison until July 11, 2015, one of the prisoners did not leave through the tunnel.
Prison Kashimpur, Gazipur, Bangladesh
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There are about 1,200 prisoners in this prison.
Decembargador Raymund Vidal Pussua Prison, Manaus, Brazil
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Prisoners in this prison are definitely at risk. Four people were killed in a riot last year, and dozens more were killed in other prisons throughout the city.
Federal Correctional Colony, El Reno, Oklahoma
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There are about 1,000 male prisoners in this prison. This institution has one of two farms remaining in the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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