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Solitary Confinement: A Look Inside the Controversial Punishment

Date: May 13, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Video All, Videos,

Source: ABC News ABC News’s Dan Harris voluntarily spends 48 hours in a tiny cell at the Denver County Jail. Prisoners forced to live in solitary can suffer mental breakdowns and claustrophobia. Some critics claim when a prisoner is denied social interaction, it is “legalized torture.” The video is below in three parts. Part 1: Solitary Confinement: No Way Out of the …

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Interfaith activists call solitary confinement immoral, ineffective

Date: May 13, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News,

Following is only partial part of the article. For the complete article, see They’re small spaces — sometimes 7 feet wide, 12 feet long. And they’re where some inmates are held, sometimes for days, sometimes for decades. Religious leaders across the country are speaking out against solitary confinement cells that they say should never be used by juveniles or the mentally ill …

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Why Solitary Confinement is Modern Day Torture

Date: March 12, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, Video All, Videos,

Source: Fusion’s Youtube Page As of 2013, there were 80,000 men and women in solitary confinement in the United States, some of them as young as 14 years old. In this illustrated op-ed video, artist Molly Crabapple explains the psychological and physical trauma suffered by those forced to spend 22-24 hours a day alone — sometimes for arbitrary reasons, like …