Testimonial

Thierry: “I was never alone in prison.”

Thierry was imprisoned for 10 years. Is the lockdown a second imprisonment?

// A series of testimonials: In between walls (6/6)

Do the walls feel the same? They have spent months, years, even decades, in prison. Lack of space, restricted movement, idleness, inspections: these familiar rudiments have re-emerged during the lockdown. For some, it has felt like a return to prison with its routine and operations. They insist they were trained for this. But the lockdown was not prison, and they explain the difference. Prison Insider has brought out six narratives of former prisoners. Six perspectives on the lockdown and imprisonment.

56-year-old Thierry spent 10 cumulative years in prison.

I can’t compare myself to someone who hasn’t been in prison.

Even though visiting room moments are precious, you can only fake smiles.

A series of testimonials

In between walls

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