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Humane prison to bring Greenland's most dangerous criminals home

Ny Anstalt prison is under construction in Nuuk, Greenland. Its architects, Danish firms FRIIS & MOLTKE and Schmidt, Hammer Lassen, have designed a humane penitentiary that opereates like a small village, allowing inmates to lead a life that´s as normal as possible. Studies show that once released, inmates from humane prisons have a greater change of succesful reintegration into society, with lower rates of re-offending.

The article is written for CNN, by Sarah Lazarus, March, 2018.

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