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


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