New Solitary Watch Print Edition, Free to Prisoners and Advocates

by | September 30, 2012

The latest four-page Solitary Watch Print Edition includes a report from June’s historic Senate hearing on solitary confinement, a powerful essay by prisoner Enceno Macy, and news briefs from around the country.

The print editions is available for download as a PDF file, below. (For PDFs earlier editions, click here.)

<Solitary Watch Print Edition: Fall 2012>

Hard copies are available to currently and formerly incarcerated people and their families and friends, as well as to advocates and non-profit organizations. To request (single or multiple) copies, please email solitarywatchnews@gmail.com or write to Solitary Watch, PO Box 11374, Washington, DC 20008.

Jean Casella and James Ridgeway

James Ridgeway (1936-2021) was the founder and co-director of Solitary Watch. An investigative journalist for over 60 years, he served as Washington Correspondent for the Village Voice and Mother Jones, reporting domestically on subjects ranging from electoral politics to corporate malfeasance to the rise of the racist far-right, and abroad from Central America, Northern Ireland, Eastern Europe, Haiti, and the former Yugoslavia. Earlier, he wrote for The New Republic and Ramparts, and his work appeared in dozens of other publications. He was the co-director of two films and author of 20 books, including a forthcoming posthumous edition of his groundbreaking 1991 work on the far right, Blood in the Face. Jean Casella is the director of Solitary Watch. She has also published work in The Guardian, The Nation, and Mother Jones, and is co-editor of the book Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement. She has received a Soros Justice Media Fellowship and an Alicia Patterson Fellowship. She tweets @solitarywatch.

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