Prisoners Are Now Smoking Nicotine Patches and Chamomile Tea
It’s been a year since the ban on tobacco, British inmates' surrogate currency. The results are weird, but also predictable.
New Zealand Prisons Installed Almost 200 Slushie Machines Last Year
The leader of the country’s National Party is calling the machines an “extraordinary waste of taxpayers’ money."
A Prison Guard Debunks Tommy Robinson's ‘Muslim Gang’ Claims
Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) faces a new contempt of court charge hearing – a guard fact-checks his fear of 'Muslim gangs.'
Portraits of Women Inside Russia’s Modern Gulags
"In jail they don't stop being mothers, sisters, teachers, loved ones, grandparents or simply cute girls."
Prison Guards Share their Experiences with 'One Percenter' Inmates
The "one percenters" are those deemed so unruly that they spend the majority of their sentences in solitary confinement.
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."
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
Martin Shkreli Seems to Be Running His Company from Prison with an Illegal Phone
Looks like Pharma Bro somehow just screwed himself over – again.
I Am Banned from Visiting All Nunavut Prisons After Reporting on Alleged Abuses
I've been collecting first-hand accounts from one of Canada’s most violent, dilapidated, and overcrowded northern jails for four years.
What It's Like Inside an 'Open' Prison
"Being in prison causes a lot of anguish. There’s nothing more than that, so we have to find a way to make confinement beneficial and not just a punishment."
Rodrigo Márquez Tizano
We Asked Inmates How Michael Cohen Will Get Treated in Prison
"The guy is one of the most well-known snitches in America right now. And I don't care what prison he goes to – he's hit!"
South Koreans Are Sending Themselves to a Fake Jail to Escape Daily Life
Thousand of people are locking themselves up as a way to get out of work.