CIA Torture Architects’ Day In Court

Source: AJ+ These men were kidnapped, tortured and experimented on by the CIA. James E. Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, the two psychologists who created the U.S. torture program, are being sued by the ACLU on behalf of the victims. This is the first time anyone involved in the CIA torture program will have to answer for their actions in a … Read more CIA Torture Architects’ Day In Court

Breaking Down the Box – The Harms of Systematic Use of Solitary Confinement

Source: NRCAT Breaking Down the Box is a documentary that examines the mental health, racial justice and human rights implications of the systemic use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons. It is a call to action for communities of faith to engage in the growing nationwide movement for restorative alternatives to isolated confinement that prioritize rehabilitation, therapeutic interventions, and recovery. The … Read more Breaking Down the Box – The Harms of Systematic Use of Solitary Confinement

ICNA CSJ Commends President Obama’s Executive Order to Ban Solitary Confinement For Juveniles

By Imam Khalid Griggs, Chairman of ICNA Council for Social Justice In a recent Washington Post op-ed, President Obama explained the reasoning behind his Executive Order to ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles stating: “Research suggests that solitary confinement has the potential to lead to devastating, lasting psychological consequences. It has been linked to depression, alienation, withdrawal, a … Read more ICNA CSJ Commends President Obama’s Executive Order to Ban Solitary Confinement For Juveniles