The latest quarterly print edition of Solitary Watch is now available here as a pdf:

 Solitary Watch Print Edition, Fall-Winter 2011

We are also happy to send hard copies free of charge to prisoners, formerly incarcerated persons, advocates, and non-profit groups; send your requests to

In this edition:

  • Suffering in Solitary: The Plight of Prisoners with Mental Illness;
  • Voices from Solitary: The Meaning of “Life” (by lifer Joseph Dole);
  • UN Torture Investigator Calls for Ban on Solitary Confinement;
  • Freed from an Iranian Prison, American Speaks Out Against Solitary (quoting Sarah Shourd); and
  • Santa Was in Solitary and Jesus Got the Death Penalty

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