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12 Real Photos Of Prison In Panama

Panama's prisons are among the most desperate in the world, with overcrowding at 170% capacity and two-thirds of people still waiting for trial. David, a British citizen, was there for four years and managed to take these photos on a mobile phone.

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1. Unless you have money, you sleep on a concrete floor.

A mattress and pillow will set you back mucho dinero.
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A mattress and pillow will set you back mucho dinero.

2. You sleep wherever you can find room - like in the gym.

3. The toilets are pretty gross.

4. And the food is well below par.

5. Sometimes people get shot.

6. Clean water is a luxury - rain water's your best bet.

7. There is no privacy.

8. And there's not a lot of space.

9. You keep your stuff wherever you can.

10. Unsanitary conditions = widespread disease.

11. And the trash just piles up.

12. Except in rooms like this one, which is nice and trash-free.

13. Think nobody should have to live in conditions like this?

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Neither does Jon Snow.

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