solitary confinement

solitary confinement

From 'The Alcatraz of the Rockies' to the Streets

The U.S. sends “the worst of the worst” to ADX Florence. This is what happens when they get out.
Keegan Hamilton

These Were El Chapo's Final Words Before Being Shipped Off to Supermax

He used his final 10 minutes to complain about his prison conditions and the U.S. justice system.
Keegan Hamilton
El Chapo

El Chapo Sentenced to Life in Prison

The kingpin has escaped Mexican prisons twice — but no one gets out of ADX.
Keegan Hamilton
A$AP Rocky

A$AP's Mob Is Coming for Sweden

The rapper's team says his "inhumane" prison conditions include solitary confinement and a neighboring inmate who throws his own feces
Trone Dowd
chelsea manning

AOC calls for Chelsea Manning’s release: “Solitary confinement is torture”

Manning's supporters say she's been in solitary confinement for 26 days after refusing to testify before a grand jury.
Rex Santus

The HIV-Positive Inmate Who Spent a Year in Solitary for Having Consensual Sex

John Dorn's case stands to change wider prison policy around HIV criminalization.
Sony Salzman
solitary confinement

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.
Keri Blakinger

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.
Josh Marcus

ICE is abusing immigrant detainees with strip searches and threats

Solitary confinement, strip searches, prolonged yelling, threats, broken phone lines, mold, and being crowded in with hardened criminals.
Alexa Liautaud
El Chapo

El Chapo’s memory is fading because of solitary confinement, lawyer says

Keegan Hamilton
Criminal Justice

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.
Eli Hager
mental health

The Prison System Is Designed to Ignore Mental Illness

Negligence, delays in diagnosis, and flat-out abuse are rampant.
Maggie Puniewska