The World Health Organization defines torture as extended exposure to violence and deprivation.

Children in adult prisons are raped and tortured by other inmates.

“90% of the children in adult prison came through juvenile justice” (MN Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz)

Children in juvenile prisons were tortured in the homes they grew up in.

Children in adult prisons were tortured in the homes they grew up in.

Is there no end to the torture of abused children?

The following photo’s. articles & videos shine a light on the nightmare that is juvenile “justice” in the world today.  Remember, these are “children”.



Young and in prison “Children Behind Bars” will be shown in New York beginning Saturday at the 2011 FotoEvidence Book Award Exhibit at the VII Gallery in Brooklyn. Ms. Sadin was one of five finalists for the award, which went to Javier Arcenillas for his project “Sicarios.”

No one has captured the terror/trauma and injustice of America’s twelve year old felons than Richard Ross

Torture in Australia’s Juvenile Prisons 

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America’s 10 Worst Prisons: Walnut Grove – Mother Jones…/america-10-worst-prisons-walnut-grove-youth-correctional…

May 13, 2013 – The youth prison’s record on rape was the worst “of any facility anywhere in the nation.” Richard Ross, Juvenile-in-Justice. Part 9 of an 11-part series. Serving time in prison is not supposed to be pleasant. Nor, however, is it supposed to include being raped by fellow prisoners or staff, beaten by guards for …

World Report 2016: Children Behind Bars | Human Rights Watch

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has estimated that more than 1 million children are behind bars around the world. … of children behind bars is complicated by the fact that some governments hold children in several kinds of facilities, including adult jails and prisons as well asjuvenile detention centers.

There Are Still 80 ‘Youth Prisons’ in the U.S. Here Are Five Things to ……/there-are-still-80-youth-prisons-in-the-u-s-here-…

Mar 3, 2016 – There Are Still 80 ‘Youth Prisons‘ in the U.S. Here Are Five Things to Know About Them. They’re harsh, dangerous and isolated — and may be around for a while. By Eli Hager. Over the past 15 years, the number of incarcerated juveniles in the U.S. has plummeted from about 76,000 to fewer than 36,000.

Youth Prisons Don’t Work. Here’s What Does. | Time – Time Magazine › Ideas › Criminal Justice

Oct 26, 2016 – … the worst youth prison facilities in their states, while reinvesting in community-based solutions that actually rehabilitate youth. In Virginia, RISE for Youth advocacy group has earned bipartisan support in the state legislature to close massive, outdated youth prisons and reinvest the money saved into more …

12 stunning photos of American juvenile detention facilities | Fusion

Oct 1, 2015 – Roughly 54,000 kids are locked up in youth detention centers each night across the America. Thousands more are housed in adult jails and prisons. Kid prisoners are often warehoused in remote towns, with little contact from the outside world. As the nation that leads the world in locking up kids, America …

Photos of Juvenile Inmates Around the World – The New York Times

Oct 19, 2011 – Lizzie Sadin spent eight years working on her project “Children Behind Bars,” which took her from Russia to Cambodia to document issues facing juvenile prisoners.

The most beautiful prisons around the world – Business Insider

Aug 7, 2017 – Around the world, from Denmark to England to India, there are high-security facilities that feature stunning architecture and interior design. … the Juvenile Pavilion youth detention center uses an open design plan and borrows the natural-wood feel of the surrounding environment to keep inmates engaged …

The Battle Against Prisons for Kids | The Nation

Apr 11, 2016 – The 1990s saw the passing of laws in every state that made it easier to try juveniles in adult court, and aims of reforming youth prisons were stymied. The worst aspects of the reform-school model, holding “delinquent” children together en masse with harsh disciplinary practices, were combined with a …

Uncompromising Photos Expose Juvenile Detention in America | WIRED…/photog-hopes-to-effect-policy-with-survey-of-juvenile-loc…

Apr 11, 2012 – A 12-year-old in his cell at the Harrison County Juvenile Detention Center in Biloxi, Mississippi. The window has been boarded up from the outside. The facility is operated by Mississippi Security Police, a private company. In 1982, a fire killed 27 prisoners and an ensuing lawsuit against the authorities …









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