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In winter, Joseph keeps busy inside the prison's greenhouse. (© SVM, swissinfo)

In winter, Joseph keeps busy inside the prison’s greenhouse. (© SVM, swissinfo)

Earlier this month I visited a Swiss prison where the inmates are quite free to move about independently. Some even have permission to take the train to attend classes or vocational training in other towns. I was surprised at this freedom, and also by the cheerful and “normal” atmosphere at the prison, located in the Lucerne countryside.

You can read the whole story here on swissinfo.ch.


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