Stories tagged: solitary confinement
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 8:18 a.m.
ACLU files lawsuit over juvenile solitary confinement
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington state says it’s suing Grays Harbor County for records related to its juvenile detention facility, following reports that a 15-year-old boy was placed …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, midnight
Amy Goodman: Mass incarceration challenged from within
Today’s striking prisoners are protesting long-term isolation, inadequate health care, overcrowding, violent attacks and slave labor.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, midnight
Goodman: Prison activists spotlight confinement
The Angola 3 placed a much-needed spotlight on the issue of solitary confinement.
Fri., June 12, 2015, midnight
Amy Goodman: Solitary confinement is cruel, unusual punishment
Twelve days after his 22nd birthday, Kalief Browder wrapped an air-conditioner power cord around his neck and hanged himself. In 2010, at the age of 16, he was arrested after …
Sun., Jan. 13, 2013, midnight
State prisons rethink solitary
CLALLAM BAY CORRECTIONS CENTER, Wash. – Being alone in your own head 23 hours a day in a 48-square-foot poured-concrete cell makes the mad madder and the bad even worse, …