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DRUG DEALERS DISCLOSE PRISON CONNECTION

Another slap in the face for correctional facility that has recently been plagued by violence and riots. DENPASAR: Two alleged drug dealers arrested recently by Denpasar Police claim that they got their supplies from an inmate at Kerobokan prison, another…

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Govt Seeks ‘Reciprocity’ on Corby Clemency

Editorial There’s well over 800 people behind bars in Kerobokan Prison, most of them serving stretches for drug abuse. Many remain drug-addicted, continual users, while there. In recent years prison officials have been tried and convicted for their roles in…

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Pointless Prison – The Bali Times

There’s well over 800 people behind bars in Kerobokan Prison, most of them serving stretches for drug abuse. Many remain drug-addicted, continual users, while there. In recent years prison officials have been tried and convicted for their roles in enabling…

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Drugs in Bali Prison

It has long been known that drugs are prevalent in Jakarta and Bali, but there is now evidence that other parts of the country are coming under the threat of this social menace at an increasing rate. The campaign to…

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Riot Repairs at Kerobokan Will Cost Rp 91b: Bali

Denpasar. Repairs to the notorious Kerobokan Prison after February’s prisoner-led takeover and arson will cost Rp 91 billion ($9.9 million), with the money needed immediately so work can begin, Bali officials say. The amount is almost 20 times the most…

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Inside Bali’s ‘Hotel Kerobokan’

DENPASAR, Indonesia, Feb 26, 2012 (AFP) – – Palm trees, lawns, a tennis court and room service: What at first glance looks like a cheap resort in a touristy corner of the Indonesian island of Bali is in fact a…

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Bali’s Dark Side

By Luke Hunt Prisoners don’t normally illicit much sympathy. Their genuine gripes rarely receive the attention they deserve from the general public, who prefer to focus on the inadequacies of inmates and what they did to get behind bars in…

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Out of Control

Is no secret that when many prisoners are sentenced to time at Kerobokan Prison, or await execution there, their crimes do not stop while on the inside. The vastly overcrowded prison, which holds more than three times the inmates it…

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INSIDE BALI’S ‘HOTEL KEROBOKAN’

DENPASAR, Indonesia, Feb 26, 2012 (AFP) – – Palm trees, lawns, a tennis court and room service: What at first glance looks like a cheap resort in a touristy corner of the Indonesian island of Bali is in fact a…

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Rioting inmates seize control of Bali’s Kerobokan jail

Prisoners rioted at Bali’s Kerobokan Prison overnight. Picture: Bintoro Lukman S Source:The Daily Telegraph Prisoners rioted at Bali’s Kerobokan Prison overnight. Picture: Bintoro Lukman S Source: The Daily Telegraph By Malcolm Holland h.com.au/”>The Daily Telegraph February 22, 2012 4:28PM POLICE…

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Money rules in Kerobokan

A series of interviews with an inmate and a former inmate have revealed that Kerobokan Penitentiary, Bali’s largest and most overcrowded prison, is arguably also the country’s most comfortable prison, at least for inmates with a lot of cash to…

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Police to Get Prison Drug Raid Rights

DENPASAR Badung Police and Kerobokan jail authorities are negotiating a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in a new joint bid to curb the drug trade being run from inside the jail and use of illegal drugs by prisoners. The seven-chapter MoU,…

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INSIDE HOTEL K, SCHAPELLE’S HELL ON EARTH

It’s a weird world in the hellhole that is Bali’s Kerobokan Prison – where vicious bashings, murders, rapes and overdoses co-exist with church services, romance, staged tennis games and bizarre publicity stunts. Corruption is a constant. For Schapelle Corby, the…

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