The Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm in solitary confinement, locked up for 23 hours a day, says his mother.
Pirate Bay co-founder in solitary confinement in Sweden
Lawyers and human rights organisations are demanding an investigation into the treatment of an Aboriginal boy who was kept in solitary confinement for almost four months in an adult jail in Victoria.
Calls for inquiry into Aboriginal teen’s solitary confinement
On September 24, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) bowed to pressure from the US and British governments and turned a blind eye to the torturous conditions at the federal Supermax prison, ADX in Florence, Colorado
A Human Rights Court Gives Torture the Green Light
Kids are being kept in solitary confinement, often for days and weeks at a time, in the USA – new report from ACLU and Human Rights Watch
The ‘war on terror’ abuse of special administrative measures means that suspects held in the US are deprived of a fair trial
Why justice is at risk in the Babar Ahmad extradition case
A convicted terrorist’s First Amendment challenge to rules barring him from almost all communications with outsiders has been allowed to proceed to trial, The prisoner, Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, is being held under ‘special administrative measures; (SAMs) at ADX Florence Prison, USA
SAMs to be challenged in court
NYCLU Report Exposes Inhumane, Arbitrary Use of Solitary Confinement in NY State Prisons. The report, Boxed In: The True Cost of Extreme Isolation in New York’s Prisons, follows an intensive, year-long investigation