Thai Prison Photos

Phuket prisoner electrocuted after trying to escape

January 4, 2014
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Phuket prisoner electrocuted after trying to escape

An inmate from Phuket Prison was electrocuted during an escape attempt.

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Merit Making on 98th Anniversary of Corrections Department

October 29, 2013
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Merit Making on 98th Anniversary of Corrections Department

Thonburi Remand Prison recently held a merit making event to mark the 98th anniversary of the Department of corrections. Three monks were invited to the prison and inmates were able to make merit by offering alms. They also listened to a sermon.

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Inmates Learn How to Cook

September 20, 2013
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Inmates Learn How to Cook

In order to prepare inmates for the outside world, these inmates from Minburi prison were taught how to cook various different dishes.

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No Mans Land in a Thai Prison

January 31, 2013
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No Mans Land in a Thai Prison

Some pictures of the no mans land between the prisoners’ quarters and the wall.

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Riot Control Drill

January 31, 2013
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Riot Control Drill

Every now and then, prisons conduct riot control practices. For this they seek volunteers among the more well-behaved inmates.

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Search of Phetchabun Provincial Prison

December 25, 2012
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Search of Phetchabun Provincial Prison

Every now and then, provincial police together with volunteer guards do a search of prisons. These are different to the scheduled ones undertaken by prison officials. In order to stop certain wardens tipping off inmates, these searches are never announced in advance. This one took place at 6 a.m. while the prisoners were still locked…

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Rare Pictures from Inside a Thai Prison Cell

October 16, 2012
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Rare Pictures from Inside a Thai Prison Cell

These pictures give you a rare glimpse into the life of a Thai prison inmate. The photos of inside a Thai prison cell were secretly taken by an inmate and then smuggled out of the prison. They were originally posted on a popular Thai forum by the inmate who is now apparently free. According to the caption,…

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Inmates in Prachinburi Flee Floods

September 24, 2012
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Inmates in Prachinburi Flee Floods

About 400 inmates from Kabinburi District Prison in Prachinburi Province were evacuated on 22nd September 2012 after floods in the area reached 1.80 meters.

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Prisoner Attempts Escape in Lampang

September 6, 2012
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Prisoner Attempts Escape in Lampang

On Monday this week, a prisoner from Lampang Prison, attempted an escape but was quickly captured and beaten unconscious in front of  a large crowd of onlookers. The inmate, who is in prison for a drug case, had just been to the provincial court and was returning with other inmates in the prison bus. Getting out of…

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Mother’s Day Hugs

August 8, 2012
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Mother’s Day Hugs

As part of the celebrations for the Queen’s 80th birthday and for Mother’s Day, many prison authorities around Thailand have arranged special contact visits so that mothers can go and hug their sons and daughters. This picture was taken at Mahasarakham Provincial Prison on 7th August 2012.

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