Nobody wants to end up in prison, especially inside a prison in which you are likely to get tortured or murdered by either the staff or the other inmates. Yet there are plenty of such prisons in existence, places design to rob even the most optimistic individuals of their very soul. It would be hard to figure out why such places exist to begin with, but given how evil some people are, maybe these places are needed to contain them. This being said, here are the 10 most brutal prisons in the world, places so horrible that most people could not even imagine they existed in the first place.
9Rikers Island Prison
Located in the Bronx area of New York, Rikers Island Prison is one of the strictest jails in the world. The reforms introduced in the prison are in response to the prison’s violent history. The prison’s guards are always afraid due to the violent behaviors they witness on a daily basis. These behaviors include beatings and murders. Annually, the prison receives a budget of $800 million.