19/10/2020

Documentary | Prisons for Profit, a South African Story

Blog / By ZAM Reporter

What happens when governmental tasks like detention and rehabilitation are taken over by uncontrolled international corporations? This dangerous phenomenon is often started by governments trying to cut costs.

Prison for Profit, follows investigative journalist Ruth Hopkins and the lives of former prisoners and prison warders from South Africa’s Mangaung private prison, which is run by the controversial private security firm G4S, a British multi-billion company active on a world-wide scale.

Now in Dutch cinemas.

Watch the trailer here