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Bastoy Prison

Welcome To One Of The Most Humane Prisons In The World

The Huffington Post | Baz Dreisinger | Posted 08.03.2016 | World

BASTOY ISLAND, Norway ― “Prison?” I asked the two deckhands, after a train carried me to the ferry. “Yes,” said one of the men, rubbing his ...

The Norwegian Prison Where Inmates Are Treated Like People

The Guardian | Erwin James | Posted 04.27.2013 | World

The first clue that things are done very differently on Bastoy prison island, which lies a couple of miles off the coast in the Oslo fjord, 46 miles s...

World's Cushiest Prison Has Tanning Beaches, No Armed Guards | Posted 05.24.2012 | Weird News

Norway's Bastoy Prison is home to murderers and rapists. Here's what it's not home to: armed guards or fences. In fact, the convicts carry the keys...