The 50 Craziest Prisons and Jails in the World

7. Nairobi Prison

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Notable Residents: n/a
Amenities: Clothing, if you're lucky

Prisons in Kenya are infamous for their terrible conditions; Nairobi Prison, where 4,000 people are packed into a facility designed to hold less than 1,000, is no exception. At Nairboi you'll find as many as 250 short-term prisoners crammed into a room that is meant to hold only 50, where the chance of finding a mattress to sleep on is a infinitesimally small. Some prisoners here don't even have clothing, which is still little relief from the heat generated inside the crowded prison. Thanks to overcrowding, prisoners receive insignificant amounts of food. Overcrowding also prevents prisoners from receiving adequate medical attention when necessary, leading to widespread disease. That can't be life.

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