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Japanese prisoners get makeover

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Æ°, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. Æ°

    Æ° Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 1,974 Likes Received: 6
    Link here: http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticl...APAN-PRISON.XML

    Japanese prisoners get makeover
    Sat Apr 2, 2005 10:55 AM GMT

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is to try to improve morale among its swelling prison population by giving inmates more attractively coloured uniforms and bedding.

    Experts have advised the government that the clashing orange and green striped bedcovers prisons have been using for more than half a century could make prisoners nervous and aggressive, Kyodo news agency said.

    The colour psychologists recommended bedding in warm colours such as brown for a good night's sleep.

    Black and white striped pyjamas and yellow-green uniforms were also criticised as "lacking brightness." The psychologists recommended they be replaced with mint green and pale blue outfits, to give prisoners a more positive outlook, Kyodo said.

    Japan is rethinking its treatment of its more than 60,000 prison inmates after uncovering incidents of fatal abuse by guards at Nagoya Prison in 2001 and 2002.
     
  2. Kr430n5_666

    Kr430n5_666 Banned

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004 Messages: 19,229 Likes Received: 30
    Not other is not other than not other.
     
  3. Æ°

    Æ° Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 1,974 Likes Received: 6
    you wanna go?
     
  4. 8onus

    8onus Banned

    Joined: Apr 18, 2004 Messages: 1,052 Likes Received: 1
    i juvie we had blue jumpers and yellow t shits, apparently switched from orange jumpers and yellow tshirts, switched for the same reason.
     
  5. emergin_graffer

    emergin_graffer Junior Member

    Joined: Oct 12, 2004 Messages: 216 Likes Received: 0
    damn you cant even be safe from bright colors in jail now..damn..
     
  6. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,577 Likes Received: 2
    We had grey jogging pants and white tshirts, they were wicked comfortable...
     
  7. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    We had dark green sweatshirts, lime green t-shirts, and the same dark green for shorts and sweatpants. What a horrible color.
     
  8. 8onus

    8onus Banned

    Joined: Apr 18, 2004 Messages: 1,052 Likes Received: 1
    in juvie we always wanted to rip the sleves off our jump suits to look bad ass like dudes in prison movie.....guards would've beat us. hehe i just remembered our curency was soda, candy and drugs. because we wernt allowed to have any of them.
     
  9. gatita

    gatita Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 24, 2004 Messages: 1,319 Likes Received: 1
    One time, in juvieeee....

    okay fellas, we get it.
     
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