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  • An inmate in one prison has had his knees smashed  by batons and has been forced to sit in a vat of  

  • steaming human excrement. A prisoner someplace  else talks to cockroaches in a solitary cell he's  

  • been in for most of his life while he runs his  finger over large scars inflicted by ferocious  

  • guards. In a very different type of prison, a  man is forced to sit for days on end on his knees  

  • and not move an inch, while at the same  time on the other side of the world  

  • a guy is being dragged around naked and made to  bark like a dog as the female officer pulling him  

  • explodes in a paroxysm of wicked laughter. It's terrifying,  

  • it happens, welcome to a world of pain. 10. The worst case of solitary confinement 

  • We are going to talk a lot about severe beatings  in this video, but we feel we have to mention  

  • what you could call mind-wrecking solitary  confinement. As one former prisoner once said,  

  • if you want to know how it might feel, just  lock yourself in your bathroom for a day

  • Now imagine spending 44 years in your  bathroom. That could be the US record and  

  • it was served by a man named Albert WoodfoxHe got out of prison on his 69th birthday

  • He was locked down 23 hours a day. For much  of his sentence, he wasn't allowed books,  

  • magazines, radios, phone  calls, and for many years,  

  • he wasn't allowed any outside exerciseIt was basically life between four walls  

  • because there was nothing to do. In his own words, he said,  

  • The only way you can survive in these  cells is by adapting to the painfulness.  

  • The pressure of the cell changed most men.” He has also always maintained his innocence

  • Now you are going to see how horrific a stay inJapanese solitary cell is. It comes with violence,  

  • lots of violence. 9. Big in Japan 

  • This is a story of a man that was locked up in  Japan's Niigata Prison. We don't know his full  

  • name, with Amnesty International only  calling him M. M told the organization  

  • about the utter brutality he suffered in  Japan's notoriously strict prison system

  • The date was the 11th of October 1994 and  M had gotten into a fight with another  

  • cellmate over an issue with tidinessOk, so that's obviously a transgression,  

  • but what happened to him you could say was  over the top. M was dragged out of his cell  

  • by four guards and taken to a room where he was  restrained in leather straps and metal handcuffs

  • It was there he made the mistake  of making eye contact with a guard,  

  • which was verboten in that Japanese prison as  it can be in many of Japan's prisons. For that,  

  • he was punched six times in the face. Bleeding  and swollen, he was taken to a protection cell, or  

  • hogoboin Japanese. The cell had no furnitureand M was kept in handcuffs the entire time.  

  • He was also being watched 24 hours a day. The  handcuffs remained on even when he ate and slept

  • Amnesty International wrote  this about these cells

  • During this time they are monitored continuously  and forced to eat food from a plastic bowl like  

  • an animal. They are also expected to use  the toilet in full view of the video camera  

  • and are unable to clean themselves properly  due to the tightness of the handcuffs.” 

  • M was kept like that for four days and then for  the next 40 days he was put into what is called  

  • minor solitary confinement (keiheikin).” You  would not equate the word minor with these cells

  • In there, M had to sit on his knees, or  cross-legged if the guards were nice,  

  • from 7 am to 5 pm every single day for the  40 days. He was not allowed to make any kind  

  • of movement and speaking was absolutely out of  the question. If he did move or speak, he would  

  • meet with more brutality. At the time, M said he  was suffering from headaches from his beatings

  • We are not sure if it happened to M, but sometimes  the guards will make the prisoner look all day  

  • at one particular place in the cell. Often that  place is a poster with the wordreflectwritten  

  • on it. You are not allowed to turn away from that  poster. Foreign prisoners that have been through  

  • this have also said in winter it is freezing, but  since you can't move, you must put up with it

  • If that wasn't bad enough, once M got  out of solitary he got in trouble again.  

  • This time he made a small criticism  to another inmate about food portions.  

  • 15 guards attacked him, beating him so bad that  after numerous kicks he vomited. Amnesty said  

  • he suffered severe bleeding which stained his  underwear. He was taken to a protection cell  

  • again, this time for eight days. All the time  he could not open his eyes due to the swelling

  • M actually tried to fight back, telling  a lawyer about the abuse he experienced.  

  • He said he suffered a loss of feeling in some  of his body parts because of the beatings,  

  • and now his jaw twitched all the time. He also  said he had permanent scars and had lost some  

  • amount of movement in his shoulders and neckAll that for having a beef about cleanliness  

  • and stating that food portions weren't  always the same. In Japan, they break you

  • Now let's go to the USA and see how  guards have done something different,  

  • but equally as terrifying. 8. Treated like a dog 

  • This story comes from a state prison in  Alaska and the event took place in 2013.  

  • This was just one event, but you can be  sure it wasn't the first time it happened

  • A report stated that inmates were first asked  to strip naked, which is nothing out of the  

  • ordinary in prisons. But, this time the guys  had to get naked in front of female officers.  

  • They were then tied to a dog leash and paraded  around as they walked on all fours. This is what  

  • you call punishment by way of total humiliation. When the dog walking was finished,  

  • the men were thrown into filthy cellsThey were still naked and it was freezing

  • As for what they'd done wrong, the report stated  that the 11 inmates that had been punished this  

  • way were just dragged from their normal cells and  not even told what they'd done. It also said that  

  • while the female officers walked them nakedmales officers stood around laughing at them

  • The prisoner that first made the complaint said  when he was thrown into the isolation cell there  

  • was blood and human feces on the walls and floorHe had to stay there for hours, too. An official  

  • later said, “The allegations are so shocking that  they are almost unbelievable.” Maybe not that  

  • unbelievable seeing as very similar things and  worse happened at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison

  • Talking about Abu Ghraib, things went down  there that defy belief. Listen to this slice  

  • of real-life American horror: 7. Treated worse than a dog 

  • Suspected terrorists at this prison in Iraq  were just that: suspects. Many of them were  

  • innocent and have since described how US military  personnel abused them in the worst possible ways

  • Prisoners were paraded around naked  on leashes and told to bark like dogs.  

  • Some were told to stand with human feces smeared  all over their face, neck, chest, and arms. One  

  • man had a flashlight and a broomstick inserted  into his anus, and while he screamed, guards  

  • took photos and laughed. He was only a teenager. They were urinated on, had to make human pyramids  

  • while naked, hit with batons, tied to electric  cables, tied to ropes and dragged naked over  

  • the floor, and some were covered in phosphoric  acid. Sometimes they were ridden like donkeys  

  • when they were naked and there are reports of  guards using venomous snakes to bite inmates.  

  • Two of them died as a result. A US soldier filmed the dead snake,  

  • a sand viper. She said over the video, "Who  cares? That's two less for me to worry about.”  

  • She also explained how she got in trouble  the other day for stoning prisoners

  • 36 inmates died due to natural causes and  homicide. One survivor later told the media,  

  • Even now I still think about it. I have  nightmares where I'm falling into a hole,  

  • where I have a bag over my head. It never  really left me.” He was released from the  

  • prison and its various tortures after 48 daysIt turned out that he was telling the truth  

  • and was just a journalist, not a terrorist. As you'll now see, prisoners die in regular  

  • prisons, too. This next story is devastating. 6. A fatal search in the UK 

  • This happened in 1995 at a prison in EnglandOfficers went to a 35-year old man's cell to  

  • perform a search. They took him to another  cell while his cell was being searched and  

  • told him to strip. That he did, but when officers  told him to squat so he could have his anus and  

  • genital area searched, the man didn't comply. He was dragged headfirst out of the cell along  

  • to the dining area, all the while complaining  that he couldn't breathe. He was actually being  

  • restrained in what a report later said was not  anapproved lock.” He died there and then,  

  • with blood coming out of his ears and throatNo officers were ever charged with the killing

  • That is a distressing story, but something that  not long ago happened in a Russian prison takes  

  • officer abuse to a new level. 5. Torture in Russia 

  • In 2015, three officers at Russia's Chelyabinsk's  Colony No.2. wanted to punish an inmate named  

  • Sultan Israilov. Except they did worse than  that. They took him to a punishment cell and  

  • proceeded to savagely beat the man. They beat him  so bad he almost died, so they decided to hang him  

  • from a cell window and let him die slowlyThey then faked a suicide note. It turned  

  • out that the victim had just been trying to help  another inmate who was being beaten by officers

  • A political activist named Ildar Dadin has since  written about abuses that happen at these penal  

  • colonies. He wrote in a letter that when he was  taken to prison, guards planted two razor blades  

  • on him. He said they did this so they could  punish him with solitary confinement right  

  • from the get-go. He wrote

  • All of my things were taken awayincluding soap, my toothbrush, toothpaste,  

  • and even toilet paper. In protest of these  illegal activities, I went on a hunger strike.” 

  • He said in September 2016 for no reason at allthree officers went into his cell and just started  

  • beating on him. He was beaten like this for  four days by ten to twelve officers. After they  

  • finished kicking him and punching him the third  time, they shoved his head into the toilet bowl

  • It didn't end there. On the fourth day, they handcuffed  

  • him with his hands tied behind his back and then  suspended him by his restrained arms. He said this  

  • caused severe pain. The officers then said, eat  something or another man will come into your cell  

  • and sexually assault you. He was then taken  to the warden's office where he was told this

  • You have been beaten very little. If I give  the order, you will be beaten much worse.  

  • If you try to complain, they will kill you and  bury you under the fence.” This was not an empty  

  • threat, cases of men being tortured to death and  suicides being faked have gone to court in Russia

  • Now let's return to the USA and look at  how animals have recently been used to  

  • draw a prisoner's blood. 4. Release the hounds 

  • Curtis Garrett, an inmate at Virginia's  Sussex I State Prison, had been in a bit  

  • of a scuffle on Christmas Day of 2018. He  was just told to go back to his cell and  

  • he would later be questioned about the event. Except when officers arrived at his cell they  

  • came with a couple of very vicious-looking  attack dogs. Garrett turned around thinking  

  • he'd be handcuffed, not really knowing  why officers had brought the dogs

  • He wasn't handcuffed. He was terrified and shocked when the officers  

  • let go of the dogs and ordered them to attackThe dogs started biting into his arms and legs,  

  • while all the time the officers punched and  kicked him. A lawsuit later read that Garrett  

  • sufferedpermanent physical injuries and a mental  breakdown requiring psychiatric hospitalization.” 

  • A lawyer working with Rights  Behind Bars wrote in a letter

  • Guards have often used attack canines to  terrorize incarcerated people, mauling them  

  • and leaving them mentally and physically brokenThis widespread practice is not only barbarican  

  • abject act of dehumanizationbut illegaland cannot be tolerated in a just society.” 

  • Now you're going to hear about such  terrible brutality it caused a massive riot

  • 3. Why prisoners riot In 2015, a riot broke out in a private  

  • prison in Arizona. A lot of prison property  was broken and over two days five officers  

  • were injured. To stop the riot a SWAT-style team  of men was brought in and around 1,000 prisoners  

  • were transferred to other facilities. The strange  thing is, the prisoners didn't hurt each other and  

  • only focused on damaging the prison itself. Why? Because this was the prison from hell

  • A report that came after said that the prisoners  were rioting against the terrible conditions they  

  • had to endure and the severe punishments  that officers metered out. In the report,  

  • it stated that some inmates after they had been  restrained were still sprayed with tear gas  

  • and shot with rubber bullets. This was when they  were already in handcuffs and posed absolutely  

  • no danger to the officers or anyone else. This is what one inmate wrote  

  • about the prison's conditions: “The guy next to me didn't speak any  

  • English and when they came to his cell and told  him to get up off the ground and he didn't respond  

  • they kicked him in the head and shot him twice  and screamed at him again and again to get up.  

  • I yelled that he doesn't speak any English and  they kicked him again and shot him 4 more times.” 

  • Officers then allegedly slammed his head against  a wall so hard that it required staples to fix.  

  • The man now has a four-inch scar. All  that for not touching up on your English

  • Now for a story that involves a superhero from  the dark side. You wouldn't believe this kind  

  • of thing existed in the US. 2. Captain America 

  • Ok, so if you try and escape from prison you are  always going to be punished in some way. But,  

  • there is formal punishment and there is informal  punishment. Officers at Clinton Correctional  

  • Facility in New York chose the latter in 2015. Some prisoners tried to escape from this facility,  

  • but they failed. Once they were back in their  cells, their punishment was just beginning.  

  • Officers appeared at their doors, but they would  not reveal what their names were and would not  

  • show any ID. They then beat on the prisonersAccording to a report by the New York Times,  

  • they were being beaten as retribution for their  failed escape. This was not official work

  • One prisoner was told by a mysterious  officer that he was going to be waterboarded.  

  • Another inmate had a plastic bag tied around  his head and pulled so tight that he passed out.  

  • Others involved in the escape attempt were taken  to special places where there were no cameras  

  • and assaulted by a bunch of officers. But who were the officers doing this

  • Prisoners didn't know, but they let it be known  that one of them had an unmissable American flag  

  • tattooed on his arm. As a nickname, they called  him Captain America. An investigation revealed  

  • that this man was a gang intelligence expert  and had been sued three times in the past  

  • for alleged assault and harassment of prisoners. In one of those lawsuits, it is said that Captain  

  • America got hold of a naked prisoner andutilized  his hand to aggressively rub plaintiff's rectum  

  • like a credit card swipe and then attempted to  jam his fingertips into plaintiff's rectum.” 

  • As research has shown, sometimes sadists  and psychos are drawn to positions of power

  • With that in mind, we have gotten to the last oneand as usual, it's the most shocking on the list

  • Punishment, Thai style Thai prisons have long been  

  • notorious for how brutal they are, mostly because  foreigners have written books about their lengthy  

  • stays in them. There are plenty of reportstoo, to back up what those people have written

  • One such report by the International Federation  for Human Rights said that in May 2012 at Bang  

  • Kwang Prison, aka, The Bangkok Hilton, there  was a routine search of an entire unit.  

  • Each cell had around twenty prisoners  in it. This was rather different from  

  • a search you might see in a US prison. While the officers looked for contraband,  

  • blue-uniformed men said to be a kind  of prison police just walked about  

  • beating the men savagely with bats. The report  said the attacks appeared to be totally random.  

  • We are not talking about a couple of hits, butfull-on beating. One Thai inmate died as a result  

  • and many more were seriously injured, some of  them likely disabled for life. According to  

  • those books written by westerners, this is common. The beatings lasted for 90 minutes, all the time a  

  • guard stood at each cell door shoutingdoctor”  when an inmate suffered terrible injuries.  

  • The report said, “These officers used extreme  violence, brutality, and threatening behavior.  

  • They repeatedly hit, punched, and kicked passive  inmates. Hundreds of inmates required hospital  

  • treatment after the cowardly assaults.” It also said that the next day the prison  

  • governor announced to the entire prison that what  happened will stay inside the prison... or else.  

  • This is a dark story, but at least it was stated  that some warders urged inmates to tell their  

  • relatives on visits and get the word out. Still, in the past, if an inmate was caught  

  • squealing to relatives, he might not just getsevere beating but could have to stand all day  

  • in a vat up to his neck in baking human sewage. Now you need to watch, “Why You Wouldn't Survive  

  • Supermax Prison.” Or, educate yourself with,  “Jail vs Prison - What's ACTUALLY The Difference?”

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