More and more e behind bs. According to the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, over 10.35 million individuals e being held in penal institutions throughout the , either as pre-trial detainees/remand or having been convicted and sentenced.

In to the ye 2000, the total number of women serving has increased about 50% while the population has grown by about 18%. But population rates vy considerably all ound the globe. For instance, the have 698 inmates for every 100,000 citizens while Denmk has 61. And there e more differences, too. A er in one place might have access to musical instruments and video games but might be fighting over a roll of paper in an.

Bored Panda has collected s of cells from all over to show how different treat their criminals, and the contrast is eye-opening. The cells in this list vy from low security to max security, and while they can’t be all comped directly, it gives us a pretty good sense how different deal with criminals. It might be due to economic reasons or the way societies value life, but if found the above a bit grey, the images below definitely grab everyone’s attention.

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Spain’s anjuez lets pents and children stay with their inccerated family members. With Disney chers on the walls, a nursery, and a playground, the goal is to prevent from realizing, as long as possible, that a pent is behind bs

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Bastøy is the lgest low-security in Norway. The is located at Bastøy in the Oslo Fiord, belonging to Horten municipality. The uses the whole , but the northern pt with the beach Nordbta is defined as open to the public. The is organized as a small local community with about 80 buildings, roads, beach zones, cultural , field, agricultural land and forest. In addition to…

Bastøy is the lgest low-security in Norway. The is located at Bastøy in the Oslo Fiord, belonging to Horten municipality. The uses the whole , but the northern pt with the beach Nordbta is defined as open to the public. The is organized as a small local community with about 80 buildings, roads, beach zones, cultural , field, agricultural land and forest. In addition to the functions, there is a shop, libry, office, services, church, , NAV (government services), dock, ferry service (with its own shipping agency) and a light with facilities to let for smaller meetings and semins. On Bastoy , the , some of whom e murderers and rapists, live in conditions that brand ‘cushy’ and ‘luxurious’. Yet it has by f the lowest reoffending rate in Europe

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In Luzira, inmates e assigned more responsibility that would be in simil s in the or the USA. Inmates assume responsibility for maintenance of hmony and functionality of the units where they live, including the growing and hvesting of , its prepation and its distribution within the . Lening is encouraged, with many men lening and teaching cpentry to s. The gud to er ration in Luzira…

In Luzira, inmates e assigned more responsibility that would be in simil s in the or the USA. Inmates assume responsibility for maintenance of hmony and functionality of the units where they live, including the growing and hvesting of , its prepation and its distribution within the . Lening is encouraged, with many men lening and teaching cpentry to s. The gud to er ration in Luzira is about 1:35, comped to 1:15 in the . Aggression among inmates is the exception and not the rule. The recidivism rate in Luzira is less than 30 percent, comped with 46 percent in the and 76 percent in the

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Inmates at the Women’s in Ctagena get a taste of freedom every night as they morph into s, waitresses and dishwashers at “Interno,” a colorful open in one of the facility’s indoor patios. 25 of the nely 180 inmates d here were selected as pt of a program looking to women ne the end of their sentences transition back into society. Women at this low-security…

Inmates at the Women’s in Ctagena get a taste of freedom every night as they morph into s, waitresses and dishwashers at “Interno,” a colorful open in one of the facility’s indoor patios. 25 of the nely 180 inmates d here were selected as pt of a program looking to women ne the end of their sentences transition back into society. Women at this low-security e serving for such as theft, drug trafficking and extortion.

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Halden is a maximum-security in Halden, Norway. It has three main units and receives from all over the , but has no conventional security s. The second-lgest in Norway, it was established in 2010 with a focus on ; its simulates life outside the . Among ivities, sports and music e available to the , who inter with the unmed staff to create a…

Halden is a maximum-security in Halden, Norway. It has three main units and receives from all over the , but has no conventional security s. The second-lgest in Norway, it was established in 2010 with a focus on ; its simulates life outside the . Among ivities, sports and music e available to the , who inter with the unmed staff to create a sense of community. Praised for its humane conditions, Halden has received the nstein neberg Ad for its interior in 2010 and been the subject of a , but has also received for being too liberal.

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Inmates at the Norgerhaven in Veenhuizen, Netherlands, have a bed, furniture, a refrigerator, and a in their cells, as well as a private bathroom. The rates in the Netherlands e so low, that they faced an “undercrowding” crisis. To solve this “problem”, the country struck a deal with Norway in 2015, to take on their overflow. pt of Norwegian inmates serve their sentences in Norgerhaven.

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Elderly s e becoming more common in Japan as the country continues to age. Onomichi hosts an all-senior population. Inmates have access to handrails, soft , and spend their working hours knitting and sewing

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At Russia’s notorious Black Dolphin on the border of Kazakhstan, inmates she small 50-sque-foot cells that e set back behind three sets of steel doors. Inmates live in a “cell within a cell”, with -hour . Black Dolphin s the most brutal criminals, including serial killers, cannibals, and terrorists. A lieutenant t National Geographic, which did a on the facility, that the only way to escape is…

At Russia’s notorious Black Dolphin on the border of Kazakhstan, inmates she small 50-sque-foot cells that e set back behind three sets of steel doors. Inmates live in a “cell within a cell”, with -hour . Black Dolphin s the most brutal criminals, including serial killers, cannibals, and terrorists. A lieutenant t National Geographic, which did a on the facility, that the only way to escape is by dying. If combine all the of the inmates, they have killed about 3,500 . That’s an average of five murders per inmate.

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HMP Addiewell is a lening , where residents can address their offending behaviour and the circumstances which led to their imment through Purful ivity. Purful ivities education, counseling and work. Nature and family cont whilst in is also a funental element of the process.

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These cells e just 12 feet wide and 15 feet tall, but they’re usually packed with more than 30 . They were initially constructed to serve as 72-hour hing cells, but many inmates stay for more than a ye. Most of their days e spent pulling apt their clothes and using the thread to sew together hammocks, where they sleep stacked on top of one an like cords of wood.

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Opened in 1977, the main function of ’s Champ-Dollon is to h before trial and sentencing. The numbers of inmates is constantly increasing, which has to a chronic problem of overcrowding. 115 different nationalities were represented in the in 2010 with just 7.2% Swiss.

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The Maula in Lilongwe, Malawi, is severely overcrowded — in 2015, almost 200 were crammed into one 60-person cell. there, many of whom e Ethiopian migrants, must she one per 120 and one tap per 900 . e just once a day, due to the small budget of the Malawian government. One of a few highlights for the inmates is sports. Men e…

The Maula in Lilongwe, Malawi, is severely overcrowded — in 2015, almost 200 were crammed into one 60-person cell. there, many of whom e Ethiopian migrants, must she one per 120 and one tap per 900 . e just once a day, due to the small budget of the Malawian government. One of a few highlights for the inmates is sports. Men e permitted to play and women can play .

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s in Norway e meant to mimic outside conditions as much as possible to prepe inmates to reenter society. At Oslo’s Skien , inmates have private bathrooms, a , video games and access to a gym and yd. Mass murderer Anders Breivik is currently serving his 21 ye sentence there. He tried to sue the state over “cruel” conditions in 2016, , this man’s life would seem luxurious to…

s in Norway e meant to mimic outside conditions as much as possible to prepe inmates to reenter society. At Oslo’s Skien , inmates have private bathrooms, a , video games and access to a gym and yd. Mass murderer Anders Breivik is currently serving his 21 ye sentence there. He tried to sue the state over “cruel” conditions in 2016, , this man’s life would seem luxurious to most – his cell has three rooms, “one for living, one for studying, and a third for physical — as well as a tele, a computer without access and a game console. He is able to prepe his own and do his own laundry.â€

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CPDRC is a maximum security where the perform dance routines as pt of their daily and , and many of their s e filmed and released , making them a popul feature among fans and veritable celebrities

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Haiti’s Civil , on the coastal town of cahaie, is notoriously overcrowded. In 2016, 174 inmates escaped during a riot that left one gud dead and s injured.

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At Abashiri in Japan, guds inspect inmates’ rooms once a day. The s offenders with sentences of 8 yes or less. Life inside is very strict, there’s no record of gang violence, , drugs or murder at the . Abashiri has a souvenir shop in front of the main gate, where they sell goods made inside the . Items s range from Abashiri to all…

At Abashiri in Japan, guds inspect inmates’ rooms once a day. The s offenders with sentences of 8 yes or less. Life inside is very strict, there’s no record of gang violence, , drugs or murder at the . Abashiri has a souvenir shop in front of the main gate, where they sell goods made inside the . Items s range from Abashiri to all sorts of hand-made craft work.

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The was ed to be the first detention facility of its kind in the U.S. where and behavioral psychology e used to “improve the experience and behavior of both inmates and staffâ€

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It has been dubbed the “Milton Hilton” – a place where can relax in ultimate luxury while they do their . The Otago Corrections Facility in New Zealand looks more like a teenager’s bedroom than a . There e facilities and a libry ed to keep feeling like members of society.

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Inside Quezon jail in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, there is a relentless and constant battle for , , and in an unhygienic facility. With 160 to 200 inmates crammed into a cell built for 20, men take turns on the cracked cement floor of an open-air , the steps of staircases, underneath beds and hammocks made out of blankets

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The Detention Unit (UNDU) is a UN-administered jail. It was established in 1993 as pt of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. The facility serves as the International Criminal detention centre, where individuals e prosecuted for the international of genocide, against humanity, and . The jail s the detained suspects during their trial and those convicted by the serving

The Detention Unit (UNDU) is a UN-administered jail. It was established in 1993 as pt of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. The facility serves as the International Criminal detention centre, where individuals e prosecuted for the international of genocide, against humanity, and . The jail s the detained suspects during their trial and those convicted by the serving sentences. Each cell has it’s own and washing ea. Inmates have access to a gym and a PE instructor, they can also for themselves. A personal computer is provided in each cell, where inmates can material on their cases.

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Although the ian regime has continuously denied it, Evin is kn to be a virtual torture fory, where countless numbers of inmates have met their fate. Due to the number of intellectuals imed within its walls, the has been nicknamed Evin University. The is extremely overcrowded, is poor and in ’s sweltering hot summers, the temperature can reach up to 45 degrees Celsius. There is no…

Although the ian regime has continuously denied it, Evin is kn to be a virtual torture fory, where countless numbers of inmates have met their fate. Due to the number of intellectuals imed within its walls, the has been nicknamed Evin University. The is extremely overcrowded, is poor and in ’s sweltering hot summers, the temperature can reach up to 45 degrees Celsius. There is no form of air conditioning, and the air within cells becomes rank with sweat and human waste. quality is bad and bely edible comes in meagre portions. Medical facilities e virtually non-existent. The whole process is ed to break the resolve of political , where pressure for a confession continues until the captive breaks their silence. To add to all the anguish, cont with the outside is completely cut off. Family visits and telephone calls e forbidden, and even the guds e ordered to be silent.

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San Quentin State is the est (Opened in July 1852) in California. It’s a maximum-security facility that once d Manson. Men condemned to death in California must (with some exceptions) be held at San Quentin. It’s the state’s only death row for inmates, the lgest in the . In 2001, San Quentin’s death row was described as “the lgest in the Western Hemisphere”; and in…

San Quentin State is the est (Opened in July 1852) in California. It’s a maximum-security facility that once d Manson. Men condemned to death in California must (with some exceptions) be held at San Quentin. It’s the state’s only death row for inmates, the lgest in the . In 2001, San Quentin’s death row was described as “the lgest in the Western Hemisphere”; and in 2005, it was referred to as, “the most populous execution anamber in the . The “death row†count, as of December 2015, was 708 inmates.

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Neve Tirza is Israel’s only women’s . Most cells e 13 sque meters, including a and shower. Each cell s about six women, who often have to she s.

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US Penitentiy Administrative Maximum, also kn as ADX Florence, the “Alcatraz of the Rockies,” and “Supermax,” is a super-maximum security eral located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains ne Florence, . Opened in 1994, the ADX Supermax facility was ed to inccerate and isolate criminals deemed as being too dangerous for the average sy. The ity of e kept in administrative segregation. They e confined to…

US Penitentiy Administrative Maximum, also kn as ADX Florence, the “Alcatraz of the Rockies,” and “Supermax,” is a super-maximum security eral located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains ne Florence, . Opened in 1994, the ADX Supermax facility was ed to inccerate and isolate criminals deemed as being too dangerous for the average sy. The ity of e kept in administrative segregation. They e confined to a specifically ed single-person cell for 23 hours a day. e moved ound under strict restraints (handcuf, shackled or both), for their 1 hour out, which s showers, , and with privileges, phone calls. Served in their cell, their meals e restricted to s that can’t be used to hm themselves, or create unhygienic conditions.

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Rikers of was named one of the US’s 10 worst s by M Jones. The has been famous for decades and has been under the of a eral monitor overseeing inmate treatment. The drew a new wave of after 2015 for the of Kalief Browder, a teenager who’d spent three yes on the waiting for trial on chges of stealing a…

Rikers of was named one of the US’s 10 worst s by M Jones. The has been famous for decades and has been under the of a eral monitor overseeing inmate treatment. The drew a new wave of after 2015 for the of Kalief Browder, a teenager who’d spent three yes on the waiting for trial on chges of stealing a backpack. As of 2018, the population at the is below 9k for the first in 25 yes and plans to close it e being made.

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The hs inmates awaiting trial and convicted that e serving up to 1 ye sentences.

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San Pedro is guded by officers rather than a hired civilian force, guds e only concerned with keeping inmates confined in the . The order inside is kept by elected ers, commonly through stabbing. Inmates must purchase their own cells from inmates. The wealthiest ones live in ea called “La Posta”, which provides inmates with private bathrooms, a kitchen, and cable tele, such cells e s

San Pedro is guded by officers rather than a hired civilian force, guds e only concerned with keeping inmates confined in the . The order inside is kept by elected ers, commonly through stabbing. Inmates must purchase their own cells from inmates. The wealthiest ones live in ea called “La Posta”, which provides inmates with private bathrooms, a kitchen, and cable tele, such cells e s for ound $1,500-1,800 Bolivianos. Wealthiest inmates can buy luxury cells that may three floors and a hot tub. , most of those inside the live in cramped conditions with it being common for single-room cells to accommodate five . A lot of inmates live with their families because it’s believed to be r inside the than on the impoverished streets. Cocaine is produced inside the compound, a lot of inmates make a living by selling it to tourists, Although in the is illegal, many gain access to a tour by bribing the guds.

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The El Buen Pastor women’s in Bogota, contains cells that were ed to 2 inmates but anywhere between 10 to 20 women. Corruption and violence is prominent amongst . Despite hsh conditions, El Buen Pastor makes attempts to humanize its inmates by a hing an annual pageant and pade.

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Often referred to as the “Alcatraz of Russia,†Petak hs Russia’s most dangerous criminals. Aside from the mental torture of 22.5-hour-a-day lockdowns in two-man rooms, most e allowed just two visitors per ye. And that’s all the inmates can ever hope for, as the itself is hopelessly , surrounded by the freezing s of White Lake.

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Pelican Bay State ’s primy pur is to the “worst of the worst” violent from the California state sy. 40% of Pelican State’s inmates e serving life sentences and nely all have histories of violence at California s which resulted in their transfer to Pelican Bay. The sole exception e the institution’s minimum security inmates who work as pt of the ’s outside maintenance and…

Pelican Bay State ’s primy pur is to the “worst of the worst” violent from the California state sy. 40% of Pelican State’s inmates e serving life sentences and nely all have histories of violence at California s which resulted in their transfer to Pelican Bay. The sole exception e the institution’s minimum security inmates who work as pt of the ’s outside maintenance and firefighter programs.

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Dtmoor still has a misplaced reputation for being a high-security that is escape-proof. As a Category C , Dtmoor s mainly non-violent offenders and white-coll criminals. It also hs s and offers treatment programmes intended to make the offender realise their behaviour is unacceptable. Some inmates subsequently volunteer for behaviour-changing treatment with under a scheme being piloted at HMP Whatton, which has had encouraging…

Dtmoor still has a misplaced reputation for being a high-security that is escape-proof. As a Category C , Dtmoor s mainly non-violent offenders and white-coll criminals. It also hs s and offers treatment programmes intended to make the offender realise their behaviour is unacceptable. Some inmates subsequently volunteer for behaviour-changing treatment with under a scheme being piloted at HMP Whatton, which has had encouraging results.

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Bordeaux in Montreal, Canada, s 1,000 to 1,500 inmates with sentences of two yes or less.

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Altiplano is a high-security in Almoloya de Juez, Mexico. The maximum security eral was built with walls that e as much as 1 meter in and the air ne the facility is restricted. Authorities claim that cell phone transmissions e limited within 10 km (6.2 mi) of the to stymie communications between the inmates and their colleagues outside. Additionally, mored personnel criers e based ne

Altiplano is a high-security in Almoloya de Juez, Mexico. The maximum security eral was built with walls that e as much as 1 meter in and the air ne the facility is restricted. Authorities claim that cell phone transmissions e limited within 10 km (6.2 mi) of the to stymie communications between the inmates and their colleagues outside. Additionally, mored personnel criers e based ne the facility to protect it against a potential assault. This was to be impenetrable until the July 11, 2015, when “El Chapo” Guzmán escaped through a tunnel.

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Inmates face almost certain danger at Desembgador Raimundo Vidal Pessoa penitentiy in Manaus, Brazil. Four were killed in an inmate uprising last ye, and dozens were killed at s ound the .

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About 1,200 inmates live in Kashimpur Central Jail in Gazipur, Bangladesh.

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