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What do Swedish prison interns do when guards forget to lock cells at night?

April 7, 2011 Leave a comment

Article in Swedish
In the article we can read how Yoga-treatments have reduced anger in a Swedish prison. Fantastic article that shows how the Swedish criminal rehabilitation system views criminals. They are just misguided souls with anger management issues. There is an ongoing debate in Sweden on how criminals should be treated; should prison time be rehabilitation or punishment?


Well, here is an argument for rehabilitation (translated from the article):

It’s a lot calmer in our wing these days. Josef talks about the time the guards forgot to lock the interns in their cells for the night:

– Nobody knows what would have happened about a year ago. If we would have had an issue with someone we might have take the chance to kill this person, or vandalise the wing, or over-power the guards and escape. Nothing of this happened. We baked a moist chocolate cake, watched a movie and played cards. Then we built a fortress in the kitchen and then lied down in it.



Well, what can you say. There is a 10-year-old boy in every homocidal prison intern.

Categories: criminals, news
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