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Nike 'Jailwinds' Are the Crown Jewel of Australia's Prison System

No one calls them 'Tailwinds' in prison. They're 'Jailwinds.'
Mahmood Fazal
2 days ago
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We Talked to Migrants About the Cultural Significance of 'Scarface'

Tony Montana was the poster boy for a generation of migrant crooks in Australia.
Mahmood Fazal
11.2.18
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Prisoners Are Using Kangaroo Courts to Enforce Stabbings and Beatings

Australian inmates who violate prison rules are being summonsed to absurd trials in their cells.
Mahmood Fazal
10.30.18
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The Resurrection of Australia’s Most Violent Gang: Brothers 4 Life

We interviewed members of the B4L in Blacktown.
Mahmood Fazal
10.19.18
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Igor Coko Captures Lost Time Inside a Serbian Prison

“Being a prisoner is a skill. You have to learn how to survive...how to stay undamaged.”
Mahmood Fazal
10.4.18
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Revealing Poetry From the Prisoner Who Killed Carl Williams

Matthew "The General" Johnson killed Carl Williams. He also writes poetry.
Mahmood Fazal
9.25.18
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Victoria’s Worst Serial Killer Is Now Doing Tarot Readings in Prison

Serial killer Paul Haigh was banned from using tarot cards because they featured illustrations of naked women. He took the case to the Supreme Court.
Mahmood Fazal
9.11.18
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How Anti-Bikie Laws Fuelled Crime and Radicalised the Culture

Motorcycle clubs were once about motorcycles. Now, thanks to dumb laws and over-excited media coverage, they're about money.
Mahmood Fazal
9.7.18
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Victorian Prisoners Put on an Art Show About 'Unfailing Love'

The exhibition of paintings, drawings, and sculptures was by prisoners from around the state.
Mahmood Fazal
8.28.18
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I Reviewed Muammar Gaddafi's Book of Short Stories

It's a fun little book featuring such stories as: "The Suicide of the Astronaut," "Escape To Hell," and "Death."
Mahmood Fazal
8.27.18
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Are Eshays Australia’s Most Prolific Performance Artists?

Because commissioned "street art" is whack.
Mahmood Fazal
8.8.18
Sex

I Asked Cucks Why They’re Obsessed With Watching Their Partners Cheat

"I want my wife to sleep with randoms, but it’s breaking her heart."
Mahmood Fazal
7.11.18