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Solitary confinement is a crime against the mind

发布时间:2017-07-03 03:01:21来源:未知点击:

By Michael Bond Albert Woodfox in February this year (Image: WBRZ-TV via AP) A US court order to free Albert Woodfox, held in solitary confinement in Louisiana for 43 years, might be a victory for justice. But it is also a sharp reminder of the prevalence of this cruel practice throughout the US, in which inmates are shut away without human contact for 23 hours a day. Legal wrangles continue over the fate of Woodfox,