Locked Up Abroad
Travelers share stories of being arrested in foreign countries.
|"The Real Midnight Express" Billy Hayes, subject of the 1978 film "Midnight Express," tells the real story of being sent to the infamous Turkish Sagmalcilar prison. (Repeat)||NGC|
|"Busted in Mexico" A teenager caught attempting to smuggle 33 pounds of marijuana out of Mexico spends years struggling to survive in prison. (Repeat)||NGC|
|"India" While traveling in India, Rhys Partridge gets kidnapped by a terrorist who had been involved in the beheading of journalist Daniel Pearl. (Repeat)||NGC|
Dream adventures turn into hellish nightmares for the travelers featured in this series, which recounts through first-hand interviews and re-enactments their experiences of being arrested in a foreign country for drug smuggling, and how they coped with the resulting lengthy prison terms.
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