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Albert Woodfox’s Book Released : “Solitary: Unbroken by four decades in solitary confinement. My story of transformation and hope.”

Photo BOOK REVIEWS : Gabino Iglesias (National Public Radio) and Dwight Garner (NewYork Times) In ‘Solitary,’ Determination And Humanity Win Over Injustice March 5, 2019  GABINO IGLESIAS Solitary Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement, My Story of Transformation and Hope, by Albert Woodfox and Leslie George. Hardcover, 433 pages  By the time Albert Woodfox was…

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Des neuroscientifiques contre l’isolement cellulaire (fr), Neuroscientists Make a Case against Solitary Confinement (Engl)

SOURCE  (English text below, traduction de l’anglais par Annie Goossens) Par Dana G. Smith, 9 novembre 2018 SAN DIEGO — Robert King a vécu 29 ans seul dans une cellule de six pieds sur neuf. Il faisait partie des «Trois d’Angola»- un trio d’hommes maintenus en isolement pendant des décennies. Angola est le nom du…

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Announcing the Solitary Confinement Resource Center, by Jean Casella and James Ridgeway

(picture above :  A Comprehensive, Searchable Collection of Resources on Solitary Confinement in the United States The Solitary Confinement Resource Center is a curated, fully searchable database of media, research, firsthand accounts, court and policy documents, and advocacy tools on the use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons, jails, and juvenile detention facilities. Although some 80,000…

Detain and Punish Carl Lindskoog

Immigration and the Carceral State, A conversation with Carl Lindskoog (

Source Carl Lindskoog is a historian of immigration, race, and rebellion whose forthcoming book “Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World’s Largest Immigration Detention System” locates the roots of America’s current immigration policies in the history of U.S.-Haiti relations over the past several decades. The horrific practices like child detention are…

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Younous Chekkouri, a Moroccan national : “NO life after 13 years in Guantanamo” (Articles by Sudarsan Raghavan and Andy Worthington)

(photo Long after his release, an ex-detainee struggles with Guantanamo’s torturous clutches SOURCE By Sudarsan Raghavan April 25 SAFI, Morocco — His days in captivity inside the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where he said he endured different forms of torture, are long over. If only the memories were, too. Three years after his release,…

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“L’exportation du modèle carcéral américain: une globalisation de la prison”. Interview de Julie de Dardel, auteur de “Exporter la prison américaine”

L’exportation du modèle carcéral américain: une globalisation de la prison Le modèle carcéral américain, apparu dans les années 1970, s’est maintenant imposé dans plusieurs pays, notamment la Colombie. Interview de Julie de Dardel, géographe, maître-assistante à l’Université de Genève et auteur de “Exporter la prison américaine”, (Alphil-Presses universitaires suisses). Ecouter l’interview par RTS, cliquez ICI…

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