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  • Is It Not Torture When the Prisoner is a Jew?

    12/23/2010 10:29:03 AM PST · by Sioux-san · 42 replies
    NewsRealBlog ^ | 12/21/2010 | Phyllis Chesler
    Why is this man still in jail? Why was this man forced to spend seven years in solitary? Why is he still confined, languishing, festering in jail for a total of twenty five years? Solitary confinement is the most barbaric of punishments. Few people can withstand this form of torture without becoming very ill, both physically and mentally. Am I talking about the Soviet Gulag? Or about some hell-hole in Afghanistan or Iran? Last year, The New Yorker ran a piece about solitary confinement. The article concludes that this punishment amounts to torture, that it can even induce “acute psychosis...