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Australia: "I just need it to end"

— Published on 20 June 2019.

// Series of testimonials "A day in prison" (13)

In prison, days follow one another but are not always identical. The conditions of detention, the rhythm of the days, the possibility of receiving visits, medical treatment, the food, or still the access to the right for defence, vary considerably from one prison to another, from one country to another. Prison Insider publishes testimonials of people who live or have lived in prison and can share their experience. This series of testimonials, "A day in prison," puts into words the varying realities of imprisonment around the world.

in collaboration with Prisoners Abroad

Ralph is a British citizen detained in Western Australia. 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.

I am finding it really hard to concentrate on one thing, my mind goes off in all directions, and so I’m hanging around the unit and cleaning.

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