solitary-confinement

Hunger strike ends at Pa. prison; organizers proclaim it a success

BY: - July 6, 2021

The hunger strike by more than 20 incarcerated men at State Correctional Institution-Phoenix in Montgomery County over prolonged solitary confinement is now over.

Pa. state prison inmates mount hunger strike, calling for end to solitary confinement

BY: - July 2, 2021

The hunger strike is in response to what advocates call inhumane torture in solitary confinement

‘A form of torture’: Lawmakers, advocates seek to reduce use of solitary confinement

BY: - February 3, 2020

Calling the practice torturous and degrading, a group of Pennsylvania lawmakers, clergy and prison reform advocates gathered in the state Capitol Monday to call for new laws limiting solitary confinement of prisoners across the state. The event took place the same day that advocates erected an 8×12 foot solitary confinement cell in the Capitol. Outfitted […]

COMMENTARY

‘It could have been me’: Why we need to reform solitary confinement in Pennsylvania | Opinion

BY: - December 1, 2019

The trauma that solitary confinement inflicts upon individuals is unacceptable.