Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

• Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

Long years have offender by the state many seem ineffective, so in different countries offered different, sometimes strange and even terrible penalties for violators of the rule of law.

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

Fearing some unusual action by the Chinese prison inmate - the artist Ai Weiwei, the administration put to it convenience observers.

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

They accompanied the prisoner at any time of the day or night: during sleep ...

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

... eating ...

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

... or going to the toilet.

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

In the prisons of Brazil in 2012 began an interesting experiment: the prisoners were encouraged to read, and for every book they read to shorten the life of 4 days. However, in a year you could get the shortening of not more than 48 days.

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

After reading the book was required to write a short essay by examining which prison Commission decides: to reduce the term of imprisonment or leave it unchanged.

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

In Saudi Arabia operates the mirror system of punishment. A striking example is the case of Ali al-Havahira. He stabbed a man and injured his spine, the victim was confined to a wheelchair. The court decided to recover from Ali Al-Havahira large penalty in favor of the victim. If the money is not paid on time, the offender subjected to surgery and deliberately paralyze.

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

Another Brazilian experiment, which is arranged in prison Santa Rita do Sapucaí: invite criminals to generate electricity by rotating the bicycle pedals connected to a dynamo.

Strange and incredible punishment for criminals these days

Doing this can be three times a week for eight hours. Each Waste change shortens a day. Despite the fact that the amount of electricity generated in this way is small, the prisoners showed interest in the program. Some even asked for a transfer to Santa Rita do Sapucaí from other prisons.