15 Most Horrifying Prisons in the World

Prisons in a democratic, developed and free trail nation have many facilities like Television in the jail room, nice bed to sleep, good ventilation system and games to play in their free time. There are many underdeveloped nations and nations with highly strict laws, who have prisons which are highly brutal and dangerous even for the criminals. These deadliest and horrifying prisons are not even for the hard-criminals and or for the “worst of the worst” criminals. These prisons  have been a nightmare even to the toughest of the criminals. The prisons in this list are either worst in their maintenance or deadly in their treatments. Here goes the list of 15 of the most horrifying prisons in the world one must not fall prey to.

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15. Butyrka Prison, Russia

Butyrka Prison Russia

Butyrka Prision in Moscow, Russia is a place of horror and a dangerous place for the prisoners, especially during the hot summers. The place is extremely overcrowded, where 100 inmates live in a cell which was designed to hold only 10. AIDS and Tuberculosis are very common, as most of the prisoners are drug users and one cell has only one needle. Butyrka Prison is the largest prison in Moscow, which held nearly 20,000 prisoners at one point of time.

14. Rikers Island, USA

Rikers Island USA

Rikers Island in New York is famous for the long list of abuses ranging from rapes to murders. Not just this, Rikers Island prison is famous for its sanctioned “fight clubs” for entertainment of the guards and prisoners, where inmates versus inmates fight. Gang activities run throughout the day and night in the cells of Rikers Island, where inmates smash and smack each other. No one in this prison is safe. Rikers Island is recognized as a highly dangerous prison in America.

13. Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Cuba

Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp Cuba

Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp located within Guantanamo Bay Naval Base of the United States in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. The detainees in this prison are considered to be extremely dangerous criminals. Tortures within this prison are very common, where prisoners are engaged in clashes resulting in deaths. There have been many cases of human rights violations in this prison, where hunger strikes are common, nearly as equal to forced-feeding of the prisoners. Camp 7, in the prison is the most secured where high-profile criminals are stationed and this spot is highly classified.

12. Alcatraz, San Francisco, USA

Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary USA

Alcatraz is also known as Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, where hell meets the inmates directly. This prison is isolated from the outside world in a high security medium, where escape is beyond the bounds of possibility. The prison is known for extreme amount of abuse by the guards to the inmates, who are not allowed to speak with each other nor allowed to show their emotions. This prison is known for violent rules and regulations against the prisoners.

11. El Rodeo, Venezuela

El Rodeo Prison Venezuela

Venezuelan prisons are known for its severe brutality, overcrowding and tortures. During the regime of President Hugo Chávez, the crime rates in the country increased to a large extent, leaving El Rodeo overcrowded with nearly 50,000 prisoners, which only has the capacity of 14,000. On June 12, 2011 left several people in the jail dead due to a rivalry between two gangs. El Rodeo is one of the most dangerous prison in the world and in South America.

10. Petak Island Prison, Russia

 Petak Island Prison Russia

Petak Island Prison in Russia is a freaking hell of a prison, where the nation’s most dangerous prisoners are captivated. Petak Island Prison isolates its inmates in a maximum security cells for 22 and half hours a day. Inmates die in this prison due to freezing temperatures and falling snow. Nobody from this prison has ever escaped, and is one of the most horrifying prisons in Russia.

9. Bang Kwang Central Prison, Thailand

Bang Kwang Central Prison Thailand

Bang Kwang Central Prison is a men’s prison located in Nonthaburi Province of Thailand, which houses many foreign prisoners. The prison is considered as a harsh prison, where prisoners are made to wear leg irons for three months. The death row prisoners are supposed to wear leg irons permanently. This nastiest prison in Thailand has prisoners who have death sentences not less than 25 years.

8. 0WK Prison, Czech Republic

0WK Prison Czech Republic

0WK Prison is one of the world’s worst prison, where brutality is very common. Everything in this prison happens underground, and nobody has any valid information about this prison. Nobody from this prison can escape alive. Prisoners in this prison are kept naked round the clock and are exposed to tortures. CIA called this prison ‘0WK’ because; there were no information even about the official name for this prison.

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