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Pro-Palestinians Charge Israel Advocates with 'Stifling Dissent'

Two pro-Palestinian groups issued searing reports on Wednesday accusing Israel advocacy groups of “stifling dissent” and infringing on their critics’ right to free speech on college campuses. 385 more words


California To End Unlimited Isolation For Most Gang Leaders

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California on Tuesday agreed to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer. 592 more words


California to End Solitary Confinement as Prison Gang Control Method; Thousands Expected to Be Moved

Ending years of litigation, hunger strikes and contentious debate, California has agreed to move thousands of prison inmates out of solitary confinement.

A legal settlement announced Tuesday between the state and a core group of inmates held in isolation for a decade or more at Pelican Bay State Prison calls for the end of the use of solitary confinement to control prison gangs. 75 more words

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California To End Unlimited Solitary Confinement Of Gang Members In State Prisons

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A settlement has been reached in a federal class action lawsuit that will effectively end indeterminate, long-term confinement in all California state prisons. 349 more words


Spanish Court Dismisses Criminal Investigation of Alleged Torture at U.S. Detention Facility at Guantánamo Bay Cuba

On July 17, 2015, Spain’s National Court’s Judge Jose de la Mata terminated Spain’s criminal investigation of alleged torture of detainees at the U.S. detention facility in Guantânamo Bay Cuba. 375 more words


CCR Final Report

When you arrive in New York, it smacks you right in the face: the lights, skyscrapers, noise … it’s wonderful. Travelling across the bridge to Brooklyn, there’s a completely different vibe. 675 more words

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