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[TEDx] Open Prison System is a game changer

[TEDx] Open Prison System is a game changer

I gave a TEDx Talk at Mansarover Park, talking at length about Indian penitentiary system. I discussed the existing system of closed prisons and the problems it pose both to prisoners rights and to society as a whole. My argument here is one I advanced elsewhere: the only feasible solution is open prisons.

My visit to Sanganer open prison

My visit to Sanganer open prison

I visited Sanganer open prison this week, talked to prisoners and discussed prison conditions with them. For those, wondering what an open prison looks like and how prisoners can live in dignity, there are some pictures attached.