Getting Out of Poland’s Remand Prison

January 13, 2016

Maciej Dobrowolski spent 40 months in prison because he was accused of committing two felonies. The excessive use of detention in remand is under the spotlight in Poland. On the far-flung northern outskirts of Warsaw, Poland’s largest remand prison, Warsaw-Bialoleka, serves as a distant memory...

Adjusting to the World After 44 Years in Prison

January 11, 2016

After four decades spent behind bars, a man tries to reenter the life he left behind. What do you think New York’s Times Square would look like to you after almost half a century? If you have never seen an iPhone, would you think people walked around just talking to themselves? Would you...

Rehabilitating Young Offenders: Youth Employment in Kenya

July 30, 2014

The lack of access to gainful employment is a cause of frustration and disappointment for many young people in Kenya. Vickie Wambura Wamonje is the founder of Nafisika Trust, a prison rehabilitation program that seeks to reduce recidivism rates among prison inmates in Kenya. She was elected an...