These are some of the scariest prisons in history

"Have you every been in a Turkish prison?" The history of incarceration is long, dark, and horrible. The video above showcases the lowlights of prisons, jails, and, correctional facilities of yore.

"Excluding any prison that is currently open and also the horrifically depressing sub-genre of concentration camps, this list reveals some of the scariest prisons in history," states Weird History.

Prison reform has come a long way, but not nearly far enough.

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