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Gitarama Prison
Location: Gitarama, Rwanda
Gitarama Prison is Hell on Earth. It is home to approximately 6,000 prisoners, which would be terrible even if the capacity weren't 500. Prisoners have to feed each other to survive, and the jail is so horrendously overpopulated that prisoners often stand upright to the point that their feet begin to rot. It doesn't help that they're standing in feces, which leads to disgusting episodes of gangrene. The inmates who aren't fortunate enough to have their limbs simply fall off are forced to brave amputation procedures that, under these conditions, are a gamble at best
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2.Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary

Location: San Francisco Bay, CA

Located just off the San Francisco Bay on Alcatraz Island, Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary lingers in the American imagination as one of the most famous and frightening prisons ever. Originally used as a military prison during the early 20th century, Alcatraz was snatched up by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1933. The island was acquired by the Federal Bureau of Prisons one year later.

Alcatraz was famous for acting as a home to inmates who caused problems at other prisons. Because it was located within the frigid waters and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay over a mile off the coast of San Francisco, Alcatraz was believed to be inescapable. That didn't stop people from trying, though: 36 prisoners attempted to escape 14 times, and two men tried twice. Twenty-three were caught, six were shot and killed, two drowned, and another five were listed as "missing and presumed drowned."

The most famous escape attempt came in June of 1962, when Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin executed one of the most in-depth prison breaks ever. While they managed to flee the prison, an official report says that they drowned in the cold waters of the Bay. This incident led to Alcatraz closing the following year, but memories haunt the prison—literally. The building is rumored to be haunted, though that hasn't stopped it from becoming one of San Francisco's biggest tourist attractions. Plus, it served as the backdrop for Michael Bay's best film, The Rock.
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3.Kwan-li-so No. 22 (Camp 22)
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Location: Hoeryong County, North Korea

Kwan-li-so, also known as "Camp 22," is a North Korean political prisoner camp. Isolated from the outside world, it is a maximum security prison where inmates and their families are held for the rest of their lives. The camp was set up in 1965, and the number of prisoners rose dramatically in the 1990s, following the closure of three other camps in the area. Camp 22 covers about 87 square miles, and is bordered by a 3,300-volt electric fence inside of a barbed wire fence. There are about 1,000 guards and as many as 600 administrative agents employed at the camp. Guards are armed with automatic weapons, grenades, and trained dogs.

The conditions at the camp are awful, as prisoners are regularly spotted with injuries including missing ears, crooked noses, and horribly-scarred faces. They're treated to two meager meals of corn per day, and even the prisoners relegated to crutches (an alarming number are missing limbs) are forced to work. The only source of meat in their diets is the occasional rat or frog, if a prisoner is lucky enough to catch one. Up to 2,000 inmates die annually—many are children who die before the age of 10. Prisoners may be forced to live in bunkhouses with 100 people in a single room, and families are "rewarded" for good work by getting the option to live together in a room inside of a small house that, lucky for them, is in poor condition. Prisoners are routinely tortured using cruel methods including being stripped and hung upside down while they're beaten, or being forced to stand on their toes in water filled up to their noses for up to 24 hours. Beatings are carried out on a daily basis, and female prisoners who don't submit to rape are killed.

4. San Quentin State Prison
Location
: San Quentin, CA
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San Quentin State Prison officially opened in 1852, making it the oldest prison in the state of California. In addition to being one of our 50 Key Sites of the Civil Rights Movement project, San Quentin also has the state's lone death row for male inmates. It happens to be the largest in the United States. Though the prison has a gas chamber, all executions since 1996 have been completed by lethal injection. San Quentin hosted both male and female prisoners until 1932, when the original California Institution for Woman was built. Torture was an acceptable method of interrogation at the prison until 1944, and a dungeon erected in 1854 is reportedly the oldest piece of public work in the state of California.

The massive prison was designed to hold 3,000 prisoners, but at times has housed over 5,000. Overcrowded California prisons have garnered significant media attention, and while San Quentin has managed to decrease its population over the years, it is still over capacity.

Despite its numerous problems, some good has come from the place: Since 1996, it has offered the lone on-site college degree-granting program within California's prison system. Starting in 2003, San Quentin began the California Reentry Program, which helps inmates readjust to society after serving their sentences. Jail is supposed to be about rehabilitation, after all. Lastly, the San Quentin News is the only inmate-produced newspaper in the state, and one of the few in the world. That's something we can appreciate.

5.Carandiru Penitentiary
Location
: São Paulo, Brazil
During its peak, Carandiru was South America's largest prison, holding over 8,000 prisoners. It opened in 1920 in response to the demands of the 1890 criminal code, and was considered to be a model prison at the time. The São Paulo prison is, unfortunately, best remembered for the 1992 Carandiru massacre. The incident was sparked by inmate revolt, and police made little to no effort to negotiate with prisoners. Military police were eventually sent to the facility, as prison guards were unable to control the situation. One-hundred-and-eleven prisoners died that day, 102 of whom were shot by police, with the remaining nine victims succumbing to stab wounds presumably inflicted by other prisoners prior to police arriving. Surviving inmates claim that police opened fire on inmates who had surrendered, or were hiding inside of their cells. The incident is considered one of the worst civil rights violations in the history of Brazil, and the operation's commanding officer was sentenced to 632 years in jail for his horrendous mishandling of the situation, though his sentence was voided. He was assassinated in September of 2006.

The massacre led to the formation of Primeiro Comando da Capital (First Command of the Capital), a criminal organization that is assumed to be responsible for the death of the prison director at the time, José Ismael Pedrosa. The massacre inspired the 2003 films Carandiru, and the prison itself was used as the model for the prison where Prison Break protagonist Michael Scofield was incarcerated during the show's third season.

Carandiru was demolished in December of 2002.
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Source: Complex UK | Making Culture Pop
 
Gitarama Prison
Location: Gitarama, Rwanda
Gitarama Prison is Hell on Earth. It is home to approximately 6,000 prisoners, which would be terrible even if the capacity weren't 500. Prisoners have to feed each other to survive, and the jail is so horrendously overpopulated that prisoners often stand upright to the point that their feet begin to rot. It doesn't help that they're standing in feces, which leads to disgusting episodes of gangrene. The inmates who aren't fortunate enough to have their limbs simply fall off are forced to brave amputation procedures that, under these conditions, are a gamble at bestView attachment 369486



2.Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary

Location: San Francisco Bay, CA

Located just off the San Francisco Bay on Alcatraz Island, Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary lingers in the American imagination as one of the most famous and frightening prisons ever. Originally used as a military prison during the early 20th century, Alcatraz was snatched up by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1933. The island was acquired by the Federal Bureau of Prisons one year later.

Alcatraz was famous for acting as a home to inmates who caused problems at other prisons. Because it was located within the frigid waters and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay over a mile off the coast of San Francisco, Alcatraz was believed to be inescapable. That didn't stop people from trying, though: 36 prisoners attempted to escape 14 times, and two men tried twice. Twenty-three were caught, six were shot and killed, two drowned, and another five were listed as "missing and presumed drowned."

The most famous escape attempt came in June of 1962, when Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin executed one of the most in-depth prison breaks ever. While they managed to flee the prison, an official report says that they drowned in the cold waters of the Bay. This incident led to Alcatraz closing the following year, but memories haunt the prison—literally. The building is rumored to be haunted, though that hasn't stopped it from becoming one of San Francisco's biggest tourist attractions. Plus, it served as the backdrop for Michael Bay's best film, The Rock.View attachment 369487

3.Kwan-li-so No. 22 (Camp 22)
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Location: Hoeryong County, North Korea

Kwan-li-so, also known as "Camp 22," is a North Korean political prisoner camp. Isolated from the outside world, it is a maximum security prison where inmates and their families are held for the rest of their lives. The camp was set up in 1965, and the number of prisoners rose dramatically in the 1990s, following the closure of three other camps in the area. Camp 22 covers about 87 square miles, and is bordered by a 3,300-volt electric fence inside of a barbed wire fence. There are about 1,000 guards and as many as 600 administrative agents employed at the camp. Guards are armed with automatic weapons, grenades, and trained dogs.


The conditions at the camp are awful, as prisoners are regularly spotted with injuries including missing ears, crooked noses, and horribly-scarred faces. They're treated to two meager meals of corn per day, and even the prisoners relegated to crutches (an alarming number are missing limbs) are forced to work. The only source of meat in their diets is the occasional rat or frog, if a prisoner is lucky enough to catch one. Up to 2,000 inmates die annually—many are children who die before the age of 10. Prisoners may be forced to live in bunkhouses with 100 people in a single room, and families are "rewarded" for good work by getting the option to live together in a room inside of a small house that, lucky for them, is in poor condition. Prisoners are routinely tortured using cruel methods including being stripped and hung upside down while they're beaten, or being forced to stand on their toes in water filled up to their noses for up to 24 hours. Beatings are carried out on a daily basis, and female prisoners who don't submit to rape are killed.


4. San Quentin State Prison
Location: San Quentin, CA
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San Quentin State Prison officially opened in 1852, making it the oldest prison in the state of California. In addition to being one of our 50 Key Sites of the Civil Rights Movement project, San Quentin also has the state's lone death row for male inmates. It happens to be the largest in the United States. Though the prison has a gas chamber, all executions since 1996 have been completed by lethal injection. San Quentin hosted both male and female prisoners until 1932, when the original California Institution for Woman was built. Torture was an acceptable method of interrogation at the prison until 1944, and a dungeon erected in 1854 is reportedly the oldest piece of public work in the state of California.

The massive prison was designed to hold 3,000 prisoners, but at times has housed over 5,000. Overcrowded California prisons have garnered significant media attention, and while San Quentin has managed to decrease its population over the years, it is still over capacity.

Despite its numerous problems, some good has come from the place: Since 1996, it has offered the lone on-site college degree-granting program within California's prison system. Starting in 2003, San Quentin began the California Reentry Program, which helps inmates readjust to society after serving their sentences. Jail is supposed to be about rehabilitation, after all. Lastly, the San Quentin News is the only inmate-produced newspaper in the state, and one of the few in the world. That's something we can appreciate.



5.Carandiru Penitentiary
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
During its peak, Carandiru was South America's largest prison, holding over 8,000 prisoners. It opened in 1920 in response to the demands of the 1890 criminal code, and was considered to be a model prison at the time. The São Paulo prison is, unfortunately, best remembered for the 1992 Carandiru massacre. The incident was sparked by inmate revolt, and police made little to no effort to negotiate with prisoners. Military police were eventually sent to the facility, as prison guards were unable to control the situation. One-hundred-and-eleven prisoners died that day, 102 of whom were shot by police, with the remaining nine victims succumbing to stab wounds presumably inflicted by other prisoners prior to police arriving. Surviving inmates claim that police opened fire on inmates who had surrendered, or were hiding inside of their cells. The incident is considered one of the worst civil rights violations in the history of Brazil, and the operation's commanding officer was sentenced to 632 years in jail for his horrendous mishandling of the situation, though his sentence was voided. He was assassinated in September of 2006.

The massacre led to the formation of Primeiro Comando da Capital (First Command of the Capital), a criminal organization that is assumed to be responsible for the death of the prison director at the time, José Ismael Pedrosa. The massacre inspired the 2003 films Carandiru, and the prison itself was used as the model for the prison where Prison Break protagonist Michael Scofield was incarcerated during the show's third season.

Carandiru was demolished in December of 2002.
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Source:Complex UK | Making Culture Pop
Korean na Rwanda wana tisha
 
Ipo wapi "Sona" na "Fox River'
Wenthwoth Miller The Genius
alituburudisha sana kwa
Prison Break
 
Kuna taarifa moja ya human right watch ya miaka ya 2000 ilionyesha kuwa mtu yeyote anayeweza kusurvive kwenye magereza ya africa basi huyo anaweza kusarvive huko motoni.

Kuna magereza huko gambia, Malawi, Nigeria na kwingineko barani africa ukiweza kuishi siku 10 bila kufa basi hufi tena. Idadi ya wafungwa ni zaidi ya mara nne ya kawaida. Chakula kibovu na kidogo, uchafu ukosefu wa maji saafi na salama. Msongo wa mawazo ni baadhi tu ya madhila yanayo wakabili wafungwa wa afrika. Kwa ulaya na america magereza yao ni mazuri na mahitaji yanapatikana. Ila ulinzi mkali.
 
Ipo wapi "Sona" na "Fox River'
Wenthwoth Miller The Genius
alituburudisha sana kwa
Prison Break
Hamna kitu kama hyo Mkuu...that was just for the movie..... hakuna gereza inaitwa sona wala hata hyo Fox River
 
Kuna taarifa moja ya human right watch ya miaka ya 2000 ilionyesha kuwa mtu yeyote anayeweza kusurvive kwenye magereza ya africa basi huyo anaweza kusarvive huko motoni.

Kuna magereza huko gambia, Malawi, Nigeria na kwingineko barani africa ukiweza kuishi siku 10 bila kufa basi hufi tena. Idadi ya wafungwa ni zaidi ya mara nne ya kawaida. Chakula kibovu na kidogo, uchafu ukosefu wa maji saafi na salama. Msongo wa mawazo ni baadhi tu ya madhila yanayo wakabili wafungwa wa afrika. Kwa ulaya na america magereza yao ni mazuri na mahitaji yanapatikana. Ila ulinzi mkali.
Duu kwel Africa is Africa
 
Watanzania wanatamani hali hii
Mnapo ivuruga Amani
Kuirejesha na ikatulia
Haya lazima
 
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