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US Should End Solitary Confinement

The United States, which has the highest incarceration rate in the world, routinely locks prisoners in solitary confinement for longer than 15 days, violating the “cruel, inhumane, or degrading treatment or punishment” standard. Absurdly, the United States denies this and UN torture investigator is calling for an end to the practice.


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