How the World's Prisons Look from Within
Photographer Jan Banning takes us into the prisons of Uganda, France, the US and Colombia.
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
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.
Inside the Fine Dining Restaurant Housed in a Colombian Prison
Restaurante Interno at San Diego District Jail in Cartagena provides female inmates with the skills and experience needed to secure a job when they are released.
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.
This Formerly Incarcerated Chef Is Making Healthier Ramen for Prison Commissaries
"God came to me and said, 'I want you to do this ramen.'”
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."
Is a Covert Streetwear Label Operating from an Australian Prison?
An investigation into our favourite fashion scandal of 2018.
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."
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."
Germaine Greer Suggests Rapists Get Community Service Over Prison Time
She also referred to rape as simply "bad sex".
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.