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February 25, 2013

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Claudia and Eunice, in prison on kidnapping charges.
Claudia and Eunice, in prison on kidnapping charges.
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Katie Orlinsky

Prison Portraits - The Ciudad Juarez Women’s Prison

Photographer Katie Orlinsky was based in Mexico and she saw that women were caught up in the drug wars and began to document it. She started attending community groups for people who had lost family members and came to know families who had lost loved ones.  She also got permission to spend time in the women’s prison in Ciudad Juarez and did a series of portraits of the convicted women serving time for drug trafficking, homicide and kidnapping. See more photos at her site.

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