jail

Photography

How the World's Prisons Look from Within

Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
Laura Woods
3.13.19
crime

Convicts Explain Why They Would Rather Be in Prison Than Wear a Tag

"It was hard for me to live a normal life as a parent. I needed to go back to prison to get some peace and quiet."
Johanne Ramskov Erichsen
3.8.19
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 diarrhoea, vomit and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
11.26.18
crime

My Father the Murderer

My father killed a man when I was 13 years old. Later that night, my grandad helped him hide the body.
Sara
9.12.18
Australia Today

Australian 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
Australia Today

Is a Covert Streetwear Label Operating from an Australian Prison?

An investigation into our favourite fashion scandal of 2018.
Wendy Syfret
7.23.18
Inside Outsider

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
Life Inside

How I Stayed Out of a Gang When My Dad Was Arrested

Selling drugs seemed like such an easy way to help your family with money. But I was small for my age and feared getting "jumped" as part of gang initiations.
Kevin
5.14.18
hard time

How a Rural Prison Found a Way to Eradicate Hep C

More than 30 percent of Australia's male inmate population test positive for the disease.
Mahmood Fazal
5.1.18
Australia Today

Queensland Woman to Serve 12 Months For Biting Her Husband's Tongue Off

He was literally left speechless after an unwanted sexual advance.
Michael Migali
4.11.18
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