Set among 6000 beautiful hectares, Sablayan Prison in the Philippines resembles a national park.
Its 2200 inmates build their own houses, have jobs with wages, and are entitled to three meals a
day. Privileges include cellphones and an on-site church and mosque. It's hard to believe that
the idyllic expanse is a place for punishment for the most atrocious of crimes.
Occupation: fisherman. Charges: bigamy, abduction of minor. Sentence: 3 life sentences
Occupation: carpenter. Charges: homicide, murder. Sentence: 24 years
Occupation: cleaner. Charge: drunk and disorderly. Sentence: 5 years
Occupation: childminder. Charge: murder. Sentence: life.
Occupation: farmer. Charge: homicide. Sentence: 6 years.
Occupation: farmer. Charge: rape. Sentence: 30 years.