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A look inside one of Afghanistan's progressive prisons

The prison system in Helmand province in south-west Afghanistan used to be violent and uncontrollable.

But reforms have turned one of the main jails, in Lashkar Gah, into a model prison, which aims to rehabilitate prisoners not just punish them.

David Loyn reports.

  • 04 Jan 2013
  • From the section Asia
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