prisoners

VICE Votes

These Law Students in Northern India Are Fighting For The Constitutional Right Of 4 Lakh Prisoners to Vote

“If one can contest for elections from within the prison, why can’t they vote too?"
Pallavi Pundir
4.8.19
prison

Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It

"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."
Nick Chester
3.12.19
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

Sydney Exhibition May Contain the Corpses of Prisoners, Group Alleges

"It is not possible the bodies were 'unclaimed'," the group has written in an open letter to the Prime Minister.
VICE Staff
4.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Prisoners With Disabilities Are Routinely Abused in Australia

According to a new report from Human Rights Watch.
Maddison Connaughton
2.7.18
prison

Prisoners Tell Us Their New Year's Resolutions

Despite the bleakness of incarceration, many inmates hope that they can lead better lives in the new year.
Seth Ferranti
12.31.17
crime

What Inmates Want for Christmas

They are looking for more than their freedom this holiday season.
Seth Ferranti
12.24.17
prisoners

Pin-ups and German Flags: How Inmates Decorate Their Cells

The freedom to make their own interior decorating choices is the only freedom they have.
Sina Niemeyer
5.24.17
The Score

Jóhann Jóhannsson's Uncanny New World

The Icelandic composer tells us about his new score for 'Arrival', a unique challenge in a terrifying age.
Keagon Voyce
1.8.17
Stuff

We Spoke to Prisoners About Their Failed Escape Attempts

"I just wanted to go home, have a cuppa with my old man and wait for the filth to show up. Just a little holiday, really."
Anonymous
11.18.16
Stuff

I Got My Car Fixed in a Polish Prison

Warsaw's Rakowiecka Prison doesn't advertise—since it's one of the best car repair centers in the city, word of mouth is enough to keep the inmates busy.
Ana Zalewska
11.11.16
News

Could Prison Mentors Reduce Australia's Sky High Recidivism Rates?

Getting ex-cons to help those still behind bars is working wonders around the world.
Vincent Dwyer
8.24.16
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