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USA: "this bit of freedom"
13 June 2019. "Here we are denied the right to choose and so this bit of freedom I see her speaks of the gap between that of incarceration and freedom, the right to choose."
Tewhan reacts to Bertrand Gaudillère's photograph about the sense of taste.
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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Australia: Canberra's prison applied dress standards to visitors which could breach the Discrimination Act
Source — The Canberra Times
Source — GEO TV
France: Condé-sur-Sarthe, une prison sous haute tension
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Source — CBS San Francisco
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17 May 2019. Resumption of executions in Vietnam, increase in convictions in Egypt, abolition for ordinary crimes in Burkina Faso and lack of data in China and North Korea: from one continent to another or within the same region, the path to abolition is not straightforward.
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8 May 2019. "If the size of prisons is reduced, each inmate can have access to better care and follow-up", says Hans Claus, spokesperson of Rescaled. This project aims at prompting a change in scale for prison-related practices in Europe.
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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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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.