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Waupun Prisoners Begin Food Refusal to Protest Solitary Torture - Petition In Solidarity
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, administrative confinement, AC, prison, United Nations, petition, Waupun prisoners, torture, food refusal )

Sheryl
- 996 days ago - motherjones.com
In Wisconsin over a hundred prisoners are in the long term solitary confinement Units a.k.a. administrative confinement AC. Some have been in isolation for 18 to 29 years concurrently. AC for more than 15 days has been deemed torture by United Nations.
Chelsea Manning Found Guilty But Spared Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: Chelsea Manning, ACLU, petition, solitary confinement, Chase Strangio, world is watching )

Sheryl
- 1277 days ago - theguardian.com
A petition of more than 100,000 signatures was delivered to the US army liaison office in Congress on Tuesday asking that the charges against Manning be dropped. Chase Strangio, attorney at the ACLU, said petition support kept her out of solitary.
From Solitary to the Street
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, solitary to the streets, isolation, the Marshall project )

Sheryl
- 1295 days ago - themarshallproject.org
What happens when prisoners go from complete isolation to complete freedom in a day?
Free Albert Woodfox - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Albert Woodfox, Louisiana, prisoner, injustice, Federal Judge, unconditional release, solitary confinement )

Sheryl
- 1346 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
On June 8, 2015 a federal judge granted Louisiana prisoner Albert Woodfox unconditional release. Today, Albert is still behind bars after spending four decades in cruel, unjust solitary confinement. This is outrages please add your voice.
A Solitary Failure - Waste, Cost, Harm Stop Solitary Confinement - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, prison, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, mentally damaged, years of confinement, inhumane, ACLU )

Sheryl
- 1467 days ago - aclutx.org
On average, prisoners remain in solitary confinement for almost four years; many for over 20 years and others upwards of 40+. The conditions in which these people live impose such severe deprivations that they leave prison mentally damaged.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It's Practically Torture, and WeâEUR(TM)re Doing It to Kids?
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, children, solitary confinement, ethics, abuse, law, politics, police, society, usa, rights )

AWAY AWHI
- 1483 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every day across the country, kids as young as 13 are held in solitary confinement with almost no human contact for days or months at a time.
His Crime Is Autism - Now He Is In Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: African American, Reginald Latson, autism, solitary confinement, prison )

Sheryl
- 1550 days ago - peteearley.com
WARNING: This story should make you angry! Latson, who has an IQ of 69, is African American and was wearing a hoodie. Events went downhill from there. A little boy trapped in a man's body with limited understanding of what had happened to him or why.
Remove Transgender Teen From Solitary Confinement - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: Transgender, LGBT, teen, teenagers, gay, prisons, solitary confinement )

Animae
- 1726 days ago - forcechange.com
Remove Transgender Teen from Solitary Confinement
Free Albert Woodfox - SIGN PLEASE ! (New Petition)
Society & Culture  (tags: AI, Albert Woodfox, Angola 3, solitary confinement, Louisiana, Gov. Bobby Jindal )

Angelika
- 1870 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
On Tuesday, Jan. 7, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans will hold a hearing to determine Albert's fate. Will they finally act on the 2013 ruling that overturned his conviction and set him free, or shut the door and send him back to another yr
Breaking News!!! Herman Wallace Freed After 41 Years Of Solitary
Society & Culture  (tags: Herman Wallace, released, solitary confinement, prison, dying, human rights, freedoms, crime, GoodNews, law, news, rights, politics, police )

Tamara
- 1965 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NEW ORLEANS -- NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released late Tuesday from prison, his attorneys said.
Take Action: Honor the Pelican Bay SHU Prisoners' Demands
Society & Culture  (tags: California, CDCR, prison, solitary confinement, hunger strikes, constitutional rights )

Angelika
- 2088 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Pelican Bay prisoners have organized to combat cruel conditions of confinement, and have launched two hunger strikes thus far to raise attention to their demands. Tell the CDCR : Honor the demands of the prisoners in the Pelican Bay Security Housing Unit
Solitary Confinement in the Middle of New York City
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, solitary confinement, human rights, Rikers Island )

Nancy
- 2623 days ago - aclu.org
As we observed International Human Rights Day on Saturday, we needed look no further than New York City for a sobering reminder of how this nation too often fails to meet international human rights standards.
   

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