Federal Prison Agency Agrees To Examine U.S. Solitary Confinement Practice

From ThinkProgress Wed Feb 6 2013, 15:30:59

The practice has been deemed torture, cruel and inhumane, and worse than being held hostage in Iran. Yet in the United States, the country with far more prisoners than any other in the world, solitary confinement remains a common practice even for holding juveniles and the mentally ill. In the wake of a Senate hearing on [...]

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