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Prisoners' Sketches of Solitary Cells Contribute to Campaign to Eradicate Modern-Day Dungeons

I’ve wondered before where all the photographs of solitary are. This question presupposes that the American public’s exposure to the inside of these modern dungeons will spur a degree of enlightenment, consternation and protest. 212 more words

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Solitary Confinement: A Step Towards the Wrong Direction

Envision being trapped inside a 6 x 9 compacted cell with no clocks or windows, the only companion being four dreary gray walls, a solid-steel door, and a trembling fluorescent light that was kept on twenty-four hours a day for weeks or even years. 1,392 more words