The best and the worst

What is the role of a prison? To punish or to rehabilitate?

These ideas collide in two astounding photo essays.

One is the world’s most humane prison, located in Norway. Here prisoner occupy neat, well-decorated rooms which include en-suite bathrooms with ceramic tiles, mini-fridges and flat-screen TVs.

 The second is Malawi’s most overcrowded prison, where prison cells designed for thirty prisoners now house up to one hundred and sixty.


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The Wits Justice Project combines journalism, advocacy, law and education to make the criminal justice system work better for all.

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