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    Hell in a Cage: Incredible Photos Reveal 40K Skinhead Gangsters Being Stuffed Into the World’s Biggest Inescapable Mega-Jail

    By Samyarup Chowdhury,

    2024-06-13

    A series of newly released photos show the inhumane conditions inmates are subjected to at the "mega-prison", officially known as the Centre for the Confinement of Terrorism , in El Salvador .

    Knewz.com has learned that the maximum-security incarceration facility in Tecoluca can hold up to 40,000 inmates crammed in brutal conditions.

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    Inmates are subjected to inhumane conditions at the "mega-prison" in El Salvador known as the Centre for the Confinement of Terrorism. By: EL SALVADOR'S PRESIDENCY PRESS OFFICE/AFP via Getty Images

    The mega prison was built to hold gangsters from some of the most violent criminal organizations in the country, notably MS-13 and Barrio 18.

    The series of pictures, released by the government of El Salvador, shows crowds of heavily tattooed inmates, shirtless with shaven heads, being forced to live under the constant threat of torture or death from masked, heavily armed guards.

    One of the pictures shows a new batch of inmates being processed into the inescapable prison and made to sit on the floor in tightly packed rows with their heads tilted forward and their hands tied behind their backs.

    According to Strat News Global , over 2,000 gangbangers from prisons all across El Salvador were transferred to this secure fortress on Monday, June 11.

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    Prisoners live under the constant threat of torture or death at El Slavador's mega-prison. By: EL SALVADOR'S PRESIDENCY PRESS OFFICE/AFP via Getty Images

    One of the photos showed the prisoners being transported in a bus, with many of them sitting on the floor, also with their heads tilted and arms tied behind their backs.

    The news outlet El Pais reported that no prisoner incarcerated here has ever been able to see the outside world ever again. The inmates are kept under artificial light that shines for 24 hours, and they are forced to eat their meals of rice, pasta, or hard-boiled eggs with their hands instead of utensils since guards fear forks and knives could be used as deadly weapons .

    The convicts are forced to sleep in close quarters, in beds that are just metal sheets on a four-story bunk, and forced to share just two toilets and two sinks.

    This mega-prison is part of the efforts being made by El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele to crack down on the violent gangs in the country. In its efforts to eradicate crime on the streets, El Salvador authorities have locked up over 70,000 people over the last two years.

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    Prisoners at this mega-jail are let out of their tightly packed cells for only 30 minutes every day. By: EL SALVADOR'S PRESIDENCY PRESS OFFICE/AFP via Getty Images

    Human rights groups have continually called out the El Salvador administration regarding the conditions of the prison.

    However, Andrés Guzmán, the Human Rights Commissioner of El Salvador, visited the infamous prison and insisted in his report that the inmates were in good condition and that "their human rights are being respected," via Daily Mail .

    It is worth noting that the situation is more or less similar across nearly all El Salvador prisons, with rampant reports of human rights violations.

    A report published by the human rights group Cristosal in June 2023 documented the horrifying conditions prisoners are subjected to under President Bukele's reign.

    "Cristosal documented 139 deaths of people held in custody under the state of exception from its start on March 27, 2022, and through the first year. In that time, four women and 135 men. None of the people who died had been found guilty of the crime for which they were charged at the time of arrest . By April 2023, Cristosal had recorded 153 deaths," the report noted.

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    An anonymous 23-year-old inmate said that when new inmates arrive, they are bent over on their knees on gravel, and beaten by guards. By: EL SALVADOR'S PRESIDENCY PRESS OFFICE/AFP via Getty Images

    "Some of the extreme humiliations that were reported include dumping prisoners’ food on the ground and in the mud, then threatening them and forcing them to eat directly from the ground using only their mouths and calling them 'dogs'."

    The report cited the testimony from an anonymous 23-year-old inmate who said that when new inmates arrive, they are bent over on their knees on gravel, and beaten by guards. He also reported that one of his fellow prisoners, who suffered from osteoporosis, was beaten up by guards because he was "going slowly."

    "He was going slowly and so they beat him, even though he was sick, they didn’t care about that. He told them he had to take a pill, because he was carrying some pills and he said he was going to have an attack. They didn’t care, they threw them away," the report mentioned.

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