jail

Unites States of Addiction

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small, communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhea, vomit, and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
11.26.18
Inside Outsider

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

No one calls them 'Tailwinds' in prison. They're 'Jailwinds.'
Mahmood Fazal
11.14.18
crime

My Father Became a Murderer to Save My Family

My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandfather helped him hide the body.
Sara
9.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Guy Who Destroyed Trump's Star Getting Bailed Out by the First Guy to Smash It

We've truly come full circle.
Drew Schwartz
7.30.18
Australia Today

NSW Prison Guards Keep Getting Caught Having Sex With Inmates

The husband rang Kempsey prison demanding the name of the officer but was told, “Sorry, it’s an inmate.”
Mahmood Fazal
7.26.18
hard time

How it Feels to be Blind in an Australian Prison

"Being blind in jail is like being in solitary confinement 24/7."
Mahmood Fazal
7.25.18
Australia Today

Is a Covert Streetwear Label Operating From a Mount Gambier Prison?

An investigation into our favourite fashion scandal of 2018.
Wendy Syfret
7.23.18
hard time

Australian Prisoners Talk About Their Secret Porn Collections

"Mia Khalifa is a jail favourite. Everyone wants Mia Khalifa videos."
Mahmood Fazal
7.19.18
Inside Outsider

Australian Inmates Explain the Bloody Process of Joining a Prison Gang

"I pulled the shiv down his back twice and left a big cross that pissed blood everywhere."
Mahmood Fazal
7.10.18
Payday

Prisoners Talk About How They Make and Waste Money on the Inside

"My mate books escorts and then I ring him at the brothel. I’ll listen as he fucks them how I want."
Mahmood Fazal
6.20.18
Australia Today

Germaine Greer Suggests Rapists Get Community Service Over Prison Time

She also referred to rape as simply “bad sex”.
Wendy Syfret
5.31.18
Culture

This Instant Noodle Dish Keeps the Peace in Prison

Mi goreng (often prepared with peanut butter) is the great unifier in Australian prisons.
Mahmood Fazal
5.29.18
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