06 Apr '12, 11pm

American Torture: 40 Years in Solitary | Care2 Causes

American Torture: 40 Years in Solitary | Care2 Causes

Prolonged solitary confinement is torture. Just ask John McCain. He was confined by the Vietcong for two years, but there are men in American prisons confined for nearly forty. Amnesty International has renewed its campaign for Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace who have been held in solitary confinement for that long, mostly in the Louisiana State Penitentiary (known as Angola prison). Both men have suffered severe mental impacts . Under U.S. law (18 U.S.C. § 2340 : US Code – Section 2340): “torture” means an act committed by a person acting under the color of law specifically intended to inflict severe physical or mental pain or suffering (other than pain or suffering incidental to lawful sanctions) upon another person within his custody or physical control Woodfox and Wallace have endured very restrictive conditions, including 23 hour cell confinement. They have limited ...

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