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Prisoners during the war
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14 August 2019. Seven million people were imprisoned during the First World War. One hundred years later, the exhibition ‘7 Million’ focuses on their living conditions in the camps, the reality of their captivity, and the political issues they created for the states in conflict.Prison Insider interviews Daniel Palmieri, historian at the ICRC.
Pakistan: misery on death row, including for juveniles
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7 August 2019. The third most prolific executioner in the world sentences juveniles to death. The conditions of detention for juveniles are miserable, and the total number who are incarcerated remains unknown. Prison Insider asked a local activist three questions.
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4 July 2019. "Taste is no longer one of the senses, it is a feeling, one of nostalgia, an indigestible remedy of a dish that is cold, very cold."
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4 July 2019. Prisoners are like other voters, but not all of them, not everywhere. Comparative study on the implementation of the right to vote in countries all over the world.
Australia: "I just need it to end"
20 June 2019. Ralph is a British citizen detained in a prison farm, in Kernet. He has been incarcerated for more than six years and is about to be released. He tells Prison Insider how a regular day goes by in prison.
Japan: money is time
7 June 2019. “A virtual silence envelopes the area; all that can be heard are the muted tones of the electric-powered machines…it is almost as if all signs of human life have been erased.” Geoffrey is incarcerated in Osaka prison. He describes one working day.
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Conjugal visits are allowed for prisoners and take place in private rooms, located inside the prison compound. Cosmin Bumbut photographed those places, when they were empty.
Of Lengths and Measures
When nights start to fall, prisons still glow on the outskirts of towns. Stephen Tourlentes unveils the architectural stigma of incarceration.
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Four Tunisian prisons host screenings at a film festival. Augustin Le Gall, a photojournalist, brings back a sample of the wind of freedom that blew into Borj Erroumi prison.
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Children are incarcerated illegally in the maximum security prison of Pademba, in Sierra Leone. Fernando Moleres shares with us the daily lives of the minors in the Prison of Freetown.
Being deprived of freedom causes extreme distress. The images by Sebastien van Malleghem denounce the archaic and opaque walls which enclose these men and women and their broken lives.
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Prisoners are waiting. Most of them will never be judged because their files are missing. Many will die.
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More than one million children are imprisonned throughout the world, according to UNICEF. In Madagascar, a large majority of them are yet to be judged.
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In Belarus, people are locked up to wean them off alcohol. These are strange places where time seems to have stopped after the fall of Soviet Union.
Children languishing in dark cells. They are victims of alleged arbitrary justice, and they spend years without seeing the inside of a courtroom.
From 2011 to 2014, Grégoire Korganow went inside some 20 corrections facilities and photographed everything he saw: inside the cells, courtyard, visitation booths, showers, solitary confinement block, and more, by day and by night.
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Minors released from prison have no access to reentry programs. Some go back to the streets and try to survive; others receive support from various organisations.
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While seeking out a subject for a report on aging detainees, Sarah Bones meets Earl, who has spent the past 50 of his 75 years behind bars.