Nunavut denies access to prisoners in notorious jail
The Baffin Correctional Centre refused a VICE News request after a reporter passed “unauthorized material” to an inmate — a print out of an VICE News article about the jail.
Liberals propose “entirely different” approach to solitary confinement in federal jails
It would increase access to rehab programs and meaningful human contact in Canadian prisons.
Prisoners held in solitary speak out about notorious Iqaluit jail
"I feel like an animal," said one. But the Nunavut government defends its use of segregation.
Inmates of Iqaluit jail subjected to "shocking" lengths of solitary confinement
Experts say it amounts to cruel and unusual treatment — even torture.
Solitary Confinement Kills Indigenous Men Like Me
We're isolated more than non-Indigenous prisoners, and it’s adding to a history of trauma.
How Solitary Confinement Haunts Me, Five Years After My Release
After getting busted for heroin, I spent a brief amount of time in solitary confinement. It changed my life forever.
ICE just deported 25 Somalis who said they were physically and sexually abused in detention
The migrants, part of a group of 113 Africans set for deportation, boarded a plane in Texas on Thursday bound for South Sudan.
Will America Stop Putting Kids in Solitary Confinement?
Long-term isolation is rapidly losing ground as an accepted practice in the world of juvenile corrections. But for youth advocates, ending solitary will take more work.
New report calls for Ontario to overhaul when it locks up prisoners in solitary
The report comes as Ontario announced the construction of two new large jails
Solitary Confinement Is Even Worse for Disabled People
An always-brutal experience can be even worse for people with disabilities.
Why I'm Voluntarily Going into Solitary Confinement
Starting today, I plan to voluntarily spend 30 days in solitary confinement in the La Paz County Jail in Parker, Arizona. It won't be my first time in the hole, though.
Canada's prison guards warn of jail 'crisis'
The Ontario government is under fire to fix the province’s prisons following disturbing revelations about overcrowding and the use of solitary confinement.