12 Oct Human Rights Watch Publishes “Growing Up Locked Down: Youth in Solitary Confinement in the United States”
US: Teens in Solitary Confinement Youths Suffer Serious Harm From Weeks, Months in ‘Lock-Down’
Youths Suffer Serious Harm From Weeks, Months in ‘Lock-Down’
Young people are held in solitary confinement in jails and prisons across the United States, often for weeks or months at a time. The isolation of solitary confinement causes anguish, provokes serious mental and physical health problems, and works against rehabilitation for teenagers.
Download and read the entire 147-page report here: Human Rights Watch REPORT GROWING UP LOCKED DOWN