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Locked Up Abroad 

Banged Up Abroad (original title)
Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad.

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Manuel Villasenor ...
 Drug Boss / ... (2 episodes, 2009)
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 Stephanie (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Bruno Pelizzari / ... (2 episodes, 2013-2016)
Youssef Tounzi ...
 Nouri (2 episodes, 2016)
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Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad.

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14 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just want to say that I love love love this show. One reviewer writes how the show has shifted from representing "unfair tourists" to "glorifying drug-runners". I believe there is still a good mix of episodes in which tourists are unfairly locked up and also in which undoubtedly, poor decision makers are also punished (though NOT fairly). Personally, I like these episodes that divulge the insides of the "poor decision-makers''' experiences. That's the lure of the program. If someone is not looking for this type of entertainment, fair enough. But I find it incredibly fascinating and have also been introduced to new books (from Chris Chance) and new research opportunities from these individuals. To each his own. I love the show and find it compelling, exciting and well, ....addicting!


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