Pattaya Remand Prison, Thailand

The information for this prisonPRP, is for prisoners awaiting trial and those who have prison sentences of less than ten years--those with sentences of more than ten and less than twenty years go to the main Chonburi jail, and those with more than that go to a prison in Bangkok. The conditions in PRP are typical of Thai prisons. Here is a description, apparently from a prisoner. I don't know how accurate it is, though the bias is clear:Pattaya Prison in Nong Palai is a prison built for about 700 inmates, on this moment there are 1700 inmates, included 300 women. They are seperated. They 2 blocks for men, 1 block for waiting trial and 1 block for convicted inmates, up to 10 years! Between 10-20 year who will go to Chonbury! 20 Years up to BKK Hilton. There are about 50 inmates per room, a room has 50m2 and 1 hole in the floor what can be used as toilet. The day starts at 0600, with calling the names for those who have to go to court in pattaya. If you have badluck and it is for a holyday then upto 150 inmates in 1 bus, offcourse with chains. 0615: 1St count 0700: breakfast, the energy you get from that is less then the energy from walking that you loose to get there. 0900: People are selected for exercise or work in a "factory" other inmates included foreingers do nothing, nothing to do, nothing to read, etc. F**king borring. 1200 Lunch, see the comments for breakfast 1500: shower, 5 cups with water each, when available. 1530: Diner, see comments, with breakfast and lunch 1600: counting, and go upstairs in the room. 1900: Inmates names are called who can get out on bail, or finished their sentence. 1930: 3Rd count 1945; 4th count 2000: the songs for buddha, the king and the prison rules 2100: have to sleep, with the light on. Upstairs not allowed to eat, smoke etc, if you get caught you can get physical punishment the next morning. 3 Kicks with a bamboo stick with a ball on it in your back. Only in the weekends, tv: 600 inmates can look to a video with a 30 cm screen. Also beach football, wher the commanders and inmates gamble fot sigarettes, when the commanders loose, punishment will follow. If you have money you can spent that for buy small things like water, soap, coffee. Towels, blankets etc. Normally not available. Of course you sleep on the floor, other inmates use your feet as pillow. Medical supplies is aspirine, sleepingp ills and antibiotics

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