Inmates show off their iPads at Stanley Prison on June 5, 2020. The “smart prison” project allows inmates to learn skills they will need to succeed when they eventually return to the outside world. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Inmates show off their iPads at Stanley Prison on June 5, 2020. The “smart prison” project allows inmates to learn skills they will need to succeed when they eventually return to the outside world. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Winnie Tang
Opinion

Opinion

Winnie Tang

How a smart ‘super prison’ can help Hong Kong’s wayward youth and add value to society

  • Consolidating correctional facilities into one central ‘smart prison’ would help improve efficiency and ease persistent staff shortages
  • Wider society would also benefit from having more land freed up for housing while enhanced rehabilitation can cut costs associated with criminal cases

Inmates show off their iPads at Stanley Prison on June 5, 2020. The “smart prison” project allows inmates to learn skills they will need to succeed when they eventually return to the outside world. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Inmates show off their iPads at Stanley Prison on June 5, 2020. The “smart prison” project allows inmates to learn skills they will need to succeed when they eventually return to the outside world. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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