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INTRODUCTION
NETHERLANDS PRISON
SONGS
PRISON in BURMA
PRISON in INDONESIA
PRISON in PERU
PRISON in SAUDI ARABIA
PRISONS in FRANCE
PRISONS in SYRIA
UK PRISONS
US PRISONS

(Updated on 27/12/2014)

 

INTRODUCTION:

 

 

 

NETHERLANDS prison:

  • Convict escapes using spoon - 24 February 2010
    "A violent criminal used a spoon to dig her way out of a Dutch prison...
    The 35-year-old woman, held for an unspecified "violent crime", fled on Saturday night through a tunnel she had dug with a spoon."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

PRISON in BURMA:

  • The Name Says It All: Burma's Insein Prison - 15 May 2009
    "Myanmar’s opposition leader and Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has been brought to the country’s infamous Insein (pronounced “insane”) prison, to face trial on May 18. The prison has been described as the “darkest hell-hole in Burma” and houses many of the country’s more than 2,100 political prisoners."

    (blog.amnestyusa.org)


    "Myanmar's Insein Prison, where Auung San Suu Kyi and hundreds of others are held (c) Digital Globe 2008. Image taken from Google Earth"

 

PRISONS in FRANCE:



PRISON in INDONESIA:

 

PRISON in PERU:

  • Peru opens a cold prison in Andes - 10 July 2016
    "Peru has opened a sprawling new prison high up in the Andes, with solar panels glistening in the bone-chilling cold...
    And the new facility launched on Saturday at 4,100 metres (13,451 feet) above sea level in Cochamarca, in the Pasco area, will hold as many as 1,224 inmates."

    (indianexpress.com)

 

PRISON in SAUDI ARABIA:

PRISONS in SYRIA:

  • Amnesty Report on Syrian Prisons Details ‘Catalog of Horror' - Text + Audio + Pictures - 20 August 2016
    "A new Amnesty International report alleges the torture of tens of thousands of political prisoners in Syria.
    The report also estimates more than 17,000 people died or were killed in Syrian military prisons since March 2011."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

UK prisons:

  • UK prison crisis - in numbers - VIDEO - 19 December 2016
    "UK prisons are at crisis level, with a record 290 deaths in prisons in the 12 months to March 2016 and a 92 per cent rise in the prison population in England and Wales since 1993. Watch the video above to learn more about the figures behind the crisis."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

  • Warning over drone security threat to prisons - 17 September 2015
    "There were nine attempts to use drones to infiltrate prisons in England and Wales in the first five months of 2015, according to the Ministry of Justice."

    (BBC)
  • London Prisons: "Time for Roll Call!"
    "historical questions about the various London correctional institutions"
    (funtrivia.com)

  • The Tower of London - "Test your knowledge of this beautiful, ancient building."
    (funtrivia.com)

  • Famous prisoners - Tower of London
    (europeforvisitors.com)




US prisons:

FACTS GUANTANAMO
ADX FLORENCE PRISON VALLEY
ALCATRAZ

RIKERS ISLAND JAIL

Charles MANSON SING SING PRISON
Greenville Correctional Center THE TOMBS

 



  • Prison Valley - Un webdocumentaire
    "Bienvenue à Cañon City, Colorado.
    Un coin reculé de 36.000 âmes et 13 prisons, dont «Supermax», la nouvelle Alcatraz américaine.
    Une ville-prison où même ceux qui vivent dehors vivent dedans..." 

    (prisonvalley.arte.tv)


  • RIKERS ISLAND JAIL



    Famous Rikers Island inmates - a slideshow (thedailybeast.com)




  • "The Tombs" "is the colloquial name for the Manhattan Detention Complex, a jail in Lower Manhattan at 125 White Street," in New York.
    (Wikipedia)

 

SONGS:

 

  • Johnny Cash : I Got Stripes 
    "On a Monday I was arrested (uh huh)
    On a Tuesday they locked me in the jail (po' boy)
    On a Wednesday my trial was attested
    On a Thursday they said guilty and the judge's gavel fell"

    (lyricsplayground.com)

    + the VIDEO
    (YouTube)




    Johnny Cash - I got stripes : Activities to print
    (lewebpedagogique.com)

 

  • A criminal mind by Styx :
    "I've spent my life behind these steel bars
    I've paid my debt in time
    But being brought to justice
    That was my only crime
    I don't regret action
    I'd do the same again"

    (sing365.com)

 

 

  • Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley :
    "The warden threw a party in the county jail.
    The prison band was there...
    Everybody in the whole cell block
    Was dancin' to the jailhouse rock."

    (sing365.com)