TORTURE: Historic steps on the road to stop solitary confinement

from the National Religious Campaign Against Torture Recently the Department of Justice released the Report and Recommendations Concerning the Use of Restrictive Housing, which includes more than fifty “Guiding Principles” for addressing the use of solitary confinement within all correctional systems in the U.S., as well as new policies for the federal prison system. TAKE ACTION: … Continue reading TORTURE: Historic steps on the road to stop solitary confinement

TORTURE: Pax Christi USA joins effort to seek elimination of prolonged solitary confinement in U.S. prisons

from the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (Ed. Note: Pax Christi USA has signed onto this letter.) WASHINGTON – Today, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture joined 126 organizations, including 39 religious organizations, in urging the White House to ensure that a national review of solitary confinement leads to concrete recommendations to eliminate long-term isolation … Continue reading TORTURE: Pax Christi USA joins effort to seek elimination of prolonged solitary confinement in U.S. prisons