Solitary Confinement: Is it Torture?

Solitary Confinement: Is it Torture?

Please join us Monday, July 16 from 7 - 8:30 pm as we explore this issue as it pertains to California and the world.
In July 2011, over 6600 prisoners went on hunger strike to protest the conditions and policies surrounding the use of solitary confinement in California’s state prisons. Legal Services for Prisoners with Children and the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition invite you to a discussion with folks ewho are engaged with this issue on multiple fronts.


Saturday, 30 June 2012 00:00 By Victoria Law, Truthout | News Analysis

Pelican Bay State PrisonRobert Luca, an inmate at Pelican Bay State Prison who was a gang member, looking out the grates of his cell, near Crescent City, California, February 10, 2012.

Oakland to Seattle: Solidarity Against Police Brutality

Oakland to Seattle: Solidarity Against Police Brutality

This statement was written by participants in the Justice for Oscar Grant movement in Oakland, including the group Advance the Struggle.  Please

Senators Start a Review of Solitary Confinement

Jonathan Ernst for The New York Times

Charles E. Samuels Jr., far right, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, at a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday that included a replica of a solitary confinement cell, rear.



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