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Mar 26, 2019
Ex-McKinsey chief Rajat Gupta says he was in solitary for weeks in US jail; insists he is innocent of chargesRajat Gupta said the first episode of solitary occurred because he bent down to tie his shoe lace just as the prison officer did one of the daily stand-up counts of prisoners.
May 07, 2018
Amnesty International accuses Egypt of 'torture' in solitary confinement; government had denied having political prisonersAmnesty International on Monday accused Egypt of keeping prisoners behind bars on politically motivated charges in prolonged solitary confinement and subjecting them to physical abuse, saying the practice amounts to torture.
Jun 09, 2015
Man to be set free after 43 years in solitary confinement in US prisonA US judge has ordered release of a man who has spent 43 years in solitary confinement for a crime he denied committing, a media report said on Tuesday.
Mar 12, 2015
UN torture investigator raps US, India for not allowing access into prison systemsA UN torture investigator has accused the US and India of stalling on his requests to visit their prisons
Jul 10, 2013
Thousands of US prison inmates on hunger strikeNearly 30,000 of the 133,000 inmates in California prisons refused meals for the second day in support of inmates held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison, corrections officials said Tuesday