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Albert Woodfox Released From Jail After 43 Years in Solitary Confinement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Albert Woodfox, Angola Three, Louisiana, US prisons )

Judy
- 943 days ago - theguardian.com
Albert Woodfox, the longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner in the US, held in isolation in a six-by-nine-foot cell almost continuously for 43 years, has been released from a Louisiana jail.
Torture in Your Backyard - SIGN the Statement Against Solitary Confinement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Torture, solitary confinement, US prisons, humanrights, violence, freedoms, crime, SCOTUS, abuse )

Angelika
- 2048 days ago - nrcat.org
Torture. It's not just something that happened at Abu Ghraib or in secret prison sites tucked away in distant countries. It's happening now. It's happening in prisons on U.S. soil. Prolonged solitary confinement is torture in your backyard..
   

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