Abuse Of The Human Rights Of Prisoners In The United States: Solitary Confinement

Document Date: February 23, 2011
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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) urges the Human Rights Council to address the widespread violations of the human rights of prisoners in the United States associated with solitary confinement and call for the adoption of appropriate measures to protect their human rights. The ACLU calls on the Council to urge the United States to take concrete and appropriate measures to end the egregious violations stemming from solitary confinement of prisoners.