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Bonnie Burstow | Justice Paul Perell's recent landmark decision found that patients at Oak Ridge were subject to torture between 1966 and 1983.
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| The recent death of Soleiman Faqiri is one of many incidents.
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J. Baglow | Adam Capay, a young Indigenous man, has been kept in solitary confinement for four years without trial. He has been driven to the brink of mental illness. The minister in charge says, "Tough."
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Monia Mazigh | Is Canada ready to distance itself from torture, forcefully denounce it, and prosecute those who practice it? Here are four issues that serve as a litmus test for genuine change.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | "Quite a birthday gift," Woodfox told Democracy Now! in his first televised interview after gaining his freedom.
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| Stand up for the rights of prisoners
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Maya Bhullar | Read this partial list of campaigns launched during the election and get involved. Now.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Thousands of prisoners will be moved out of solitary confinement in California, thanks to a landmark legal settlement announced this week.
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Amy Goodman | There are an estimated 80,000-100,000 prisoners held in some form of solitary confinement in the U.S. It is cruel and unusual punishment, and must be abolished, once and for all.
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Kathy Bullock | Canada used to be known as a country of peace-keeping committed to upholding international law. But now?
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Amy Goodman | Solitary confinement is torture, and it is used routinely in jails, prisons and immigration detention facilities across the United States.
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June Chua | Michelle Latimer is working on a film examining solitary confinement as it pertains to Renée Acoby -- a Métis woman who spent eight of her 13 years in prison mostly in solitary confinement.