Foreign Prisons Conditions

Desperate and unsuspecting South Africans are being lured into drug syndicates and are paying a heavy price in prisons all over the world. The more research we do, the more we are finding that although some prisons are labeled as ‘the harshest in the world’ the living conditions in many of these ‘developing countries’ prisons…

Symptoms of Addiction

Drug addiction can EASILY lead you to being a Mule!     BEWARE THERE ARE FOUR STEPS TO DRUG DEPENDENCY The experimental stage. Trying it once, or a few times with long periods of time between tries. The recreational phase. You don’t actively try to acquire the drug, but partake when your friends offer it to you.…

Drug Information – Know your drugs!

We understand that the use of narcotics is not going away so rather than tell you “don’t” because you probably will, we’re offering you accurate information so you can make informed choices. NOTE: We are still gathering information of current trends, prices and phrases of these common drugs in South Africa. Please be patient. If…

About Locked up in a foreign country

Locked Up in a Foreign Country was started in 2008 out of a necessity to bring awareness to all South Africans. For the purpose of legitimacy we are a registered Section 21 Company, officially known asLOCKED UP – 2nd CHANCES FOR SA’s INMATES  –  Section 21 Reg No: 2008/011461/08. This work is not done in…

Take Action!

How can I help? Appeals & our existing sponsors APPEALS PETITION: Please sign the petition. It costs nothing to sign. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION CELLULAR AIRTIME: Anyone who has access to cellular providers around the world who can assist us in getting pre-paid airtime to inmates who have cell phones. We need to find a way…

What happens when a Mule is caught?

In countries like Venezuela, Brazil and Columbia where drug trafficking is rife, the authorities have seen it all and heard it all. Trying to bullsh*t them about being set up, used as a decoy, framed, innocent, etc does NOT work and being a first-time-offender means nothing! In airports, bus stations, border posts and all other…

What is a DRUG MULE and WHY do people do this?

The transportation of illegal substances across most borders in the world is a criminal offence, that carries serious consequences. A “mule” is a person who transports drugs across international borders. The risks are extremely high, some countries carry the death penalty, jail sentences are lengthy and the prison conditions in countries where trafficking is common…