Inside the World's Toughest Prisons

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Paraguay: The Most Dangerous Prison on Earth
Episode overview
Raphael Rowe spends a week behind bars at Tacumbu prison in Paraguay, where inmates scrounge in the trash in order to pay their own way.
Germany: The Therapy Prison
Episode overview
Schwalmstadt, a 12th-century fortress surrounded by a moat, houses some of Germany's worst offenders, many of whom attend intense therapy sessions.
Mauritius: The Extreme Punishment Prison
Episode overview
The tropical Island of Mauritius is home to Melrose maximum security prison, where even the smallest infraction is met with extreme punishment.
Lesotho: Confronting Sexual Violence
Episode overview
An unnerved Rowe contends with aggressive cellmates at Maseru prison, where a high number of inmates are behind bars for rape.