Solitary Confinement: US style

Bruce Ward , imprisoned in Arkansas since 1990, has been in solitary confinement through-out that period i.e. 27 years. “He spends all day and night in a cell measuring 12 ft by 7.5 ft (3.6 metres by 2.3 metres) with a solid steel door through which his meals are passed via a slot…In all that time he has left his cell only two or three times a year. Every other hour of his life, waking and sleeping, has been spent in total isolation.”

Ed Pilkington Mentally ill man facing imminent execution in Arkansas The Guardian 14th April 2017

Chris

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