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California must introduce radical changes to prison isolation

Headline Title:  California must introduce radical changes to prison isolation 10 February 2014 The authorities in California must introduce radical changes to the cruel conditions of the state’s solitary confinement units, said Amnesty International. Tomorrow, 11 February, a representative of the human rights organization will give an oral submission before the California Assembly Public Safety Committee. It is currently considering a series of reforms to its Security Housing Units (SHUs), proposed by the the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. “The authorities…

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