solitary confinement

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confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners


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Israel's prison service filed an application demanding the extension of Sheikh Salah's solitary confinement for another six months on Monday.
The report also found high levels of solitary confinement among those living with disabilities.
The Supreme Court ruled Shahid, who is serving a minimum of 25 years for murdering Glasgow schoolboy Kriss Donald in 2004, had his human rights violated by being unlawfully kept continuously in solitary confinement - for his own protection - for 14 months at a number of prisons in Scotland.
2) During that time, officials put Kalief in solitary confinement for two years, where he endured abuse by officers and other prisoners, multiple suicide attempts, and the deprivation of food.
So what has possessed these members of the public to sign up for five days in solitary confinement - without access to phones, TV, books, internet, basically ANYTHING - is beyond us.
These voices include the people who have worked in solitary confinement units (like McCall), people whose family members have been exposed to solitary confinement (like Casique), and people who themselves have experienced-and are still experiencing--the trauma of solitary confinement (like Czifra).
Mexican drug lord Joaquin " El Chapo" Guzman will remain in solitary confinement in a New York City prison, a US judge ruled Thursday, although he will be allowed to send pre-screened messages to his wife for personal reasons and to h elp mount his legal defence.
He reveals the history of solitary confinement in the US, describes the rise of the supermax penitentiary, and explains the Supreme CourtAEs decisions on solitary confinement and the prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment.
Five pregnant women incarcerated in Western Pennsylvania have sued after being placed in solitary confinement.
RAMALLAH, November 12, 2016 (WAFA) - Three Palestinian brothers have been on hunger strike for 10 days to protest being held in solitary confinement in an Israeli prison, the Detainees Affairs Commission said in a press release on Saturday.
In 2003, an artist named Jackie Sumell created a project that rebuilt an Angola inmate's tiny 6x9 foot cell where he spent 41 years in solitary confinement.
Moshagheb began his strike a few days ago, after seven months of being held in solitary confinement and being prevented from receiving visits by family or friends.
Weil co-authored a special report titled: Seeing into Solitary: A Review of the Laws and Policies of Certain Nations Regarding Solitary Confinement of Detainees, a significant study of the laws, policies, and practices of solitary confinement in 35 jurisdictions around the world.
Salah Abdeslam, who has been held in solitary confinement since he was captured earlier this year, does not want to talk and no longer wants legal representation, his lawyers Frank Berton and Sven Mary said on BFM Television.
Pennsylvania prison officials say 115 inmates are currently on what's known as "restricted release," or longer-term solitary confinement for those segregated from other inmates for chronic disciplinary issues or out of safety concerns.