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DEA. Thailand TRIPLED incarceration rate in 10 years. Death squad roots. Drug War.

Thailand has 1 of world's highest incarceration rates. Tripled since 1992!! Probably the result of U.S. DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) aid, training, equipment, and mindset. The DEA is a worldwide deadly cancer. Incarceration costs are exceeding education costs in nations in full drug-war madness mode. Continuing drug-war death-squad slaughter of thousands in Thailand. Incarceration rate charts, maps, sources, etc..
Thailand has 1 of world's highest incarceration rates. Tripled since 1992!! Probably the result of U.S. DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) aid, training, equipment, and mindset. See sources farther down. The DEA is a worldwide deadly cancer. Incarceration costs are exceeding education costs in nations in full drug-war madness mode. Go to these links to read more on the continuing drug-war death-squad slaughter of thousandsin Thailand:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Akhaweeklyjournal and
http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2003/05/1614635_comment.php and
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cannabisaction/messages/849 -Message archive index.
1992 73,309(128)
1995 111,725 (188)
1998 170,490 (390)
2001 247,865 (390)
2002 258,076(401 inmates per 100,000 population)

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Thailand

CountryTHAILAND
Ministry responsibleMinistry of Interior
Prison administrationDepartment of Corrections
Contact address222 Nonthaburi 1 Road, Nonthaburi, Thailand 11000
Telephone / fax / websitetel: +66 1 634 1237
fax:+66 2 967 3335
url:www.correct.go.th
Head of prison administration
(and title)
Kwanchai Watsuwong
Director General
Prison population total
(including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
258,076
at mid-2002 (22nd Asia and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators)
Prison population rate
(per 100,000 of national population)
401
based on an estimated national population of
64.3 million at mid-2002 (United Nations)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners
(percentage of prison population)
34.6%
(31.5.2002)
Women prisoners
(percentage of prison population)
19.0%
(mid-2002)
Foreign prisoners
(percentage of prison population)
2.9%
(31.5.2002 - more than half of them from Myanmar)
Number of establishments / institutions159
(31.5.2002 - including 26 central prisons, 4 remand prisons, 55 provincial prisons, 24 district prisons, 14 prison camps, 6 correctional institutions for women, 4 correctional institutions for young offenders, 14 open correctional institutions, 8 correctional institutions with drug addicts)
Official capacity of prison system96,790
(2000 - United Nations 7th Survey)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)230.8%
(2000)
Recent prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
1992 73,309 (128)
1995 111,725 (188)
1998 170,490 (390)
2001 247,865 (390)


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This table lists the 100 countries with the highest prison population rates, as known to ICPS at 1 January 2003. The prison population rate is measured per 100,000 of the national population.

1.U.S.A.686
2.Cayman Islands (U.K.)664
3.Russian Federation628
4.Belarus554
5.Kazakhstan522
6.Turkmenistanc.489
7.Belize459
8.Bermuda447
9.Suriname437
10.Dominica420
11.Bahamas416
12.Maldive Islands414 (sentenced prisoners only)
13.Ukraine406
14.Virgin Islands (U.S.)402
15.Thailand401
16.South Africa400
17.Kyrgyzstan390
18.Singapore388
19.Botswana381
20.Guam (U.S.)371
21.Puerto Rico (U.S.)368
22.Netherlands Antilles (Neth.)364
23.Latvia359
23.Swaziland359
25.Trinidad and Tobago351
26.Panama344
27.St Kitts and Nevis338
28.Grenada333
29.Estonia328
30.Lithuania327
31.Barbados317
32.Cubac.297
33.Moldova293
34.Azerbaijan290
35.Mongolia279 (sentenced prisoners only)
36.Antigua and Barbuda278
37.French Guiana / Guyane (France)274
38.St Vincent and the Grenadines270
39.Namibia267
40.Uzbekistan257
41.Tunisia253
42.United Arab Emiratesc.250
43.St Lucia243
44.Aruba (Neth.)237
45.American Samoa (U.S.)231
46.Lebanon230
47.Costa Rica229
47.Iran229
49.Virgin Islands (U.K.)215
50.Romania213
50.Poland213
52.Armenia212
52.Chile212
54.Seychelles207
55.Mauritius203
56.Macau (China)197
57.Georgia195
58.Morocco191
59.Cape Verde185
60.Dominican Republic178
61.Hong Kong (China)176
61.Hungary176
63.Guyana175
63.Tajikistanc.175
65.Martinique (France)173
66.Honduras172
67.Jamaica170
68.Czech Republic169
69.Uruguay166
70.Zimbabwec.160
71.El Salvador158
72.Mexico156
72.Jersey (U.K.)156
74.New Zealand155
74.Bahrain155
76.Israel153
77.Guernsey (U.K.)146
78.Nicaragua143
78.Lesotho143
80.R?union (France)140
81.New Caledonia (France)139
81.Guadeloupe (France)139
83.United Kingdom: England and Wales138
83.Slovakia138
85.Brazil137
85.Northern Mariana Islands (U.S.)137
87.Portugal135
88.Brunei Darussalam133
89.Greenland (Denmark)131
90.Madagascar130
90.Republic of (South) Korea130
92.Burundi129
92.Cameroon129
94.Libyac.127
95.United Kingdom: Scotland126
95.Colombia126
97.Spain125
97.Malaysia125
99.Egyptc.121
99.Zambia121


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For more info:
CHARTS. World Incarceration Rates. By nation. The USA has the highest rate, and is the world's leading police state due to its insane drug war.
http://www.angelfire.com/rnb/y/world.htm and
http://members.fortunecity.com/multi19/world.htm
Death Squad LINKS. Drug war and more. Worldwide. Mostly U.S.-run or U.S.-aided terrorism. Millions killed over decades. Torture on an industrial scale. Murder, corruption, destabilization, disinformation, subversion of democracy, etc.. Above the Law. What IS it about Texas, coup d'etats, Dallas, "grassy knolls," contra-cocaine, Big Oil, Bush and the Texas cocaine cowboy posse, etc.?
http://www.angelfire.com/rnb/y/squads.htm and
http://members.fortunecity.com/multi19/squads.htm