Preguntas Frecuentes: Our FAQ on Solitary Confinement, Now Available in Spanish

by | May 21, 2019

Solitary Watch is pleased to announce the release of the Spanish translation of our FAQ page. This is by far our most visited resource, and we wanted to make it available to all Spanish speakers as well. From basic statistics to psychological and neurological effects to costs, legal precedents, and reform efforts, our FAQ provides well-sourced answers to widely held questions about the use of solitary confinement in the United States.

Recently updated, the FAQ can be found in English here and in Spanish here. In addition to online versions, each of these web pages includes a link to a four-page PDF that can be printed and used as a handout for classrooms and advocacy events, and sent to incarcerated loved ones and friends.

Solitary Watch se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento de la traducción al español de nuestra hoja de Preguntas Frecuentes. Este es, por lejos, nuestro recurso más visitado, y queríamos hacerlo disponible a todos los hispanohablantes también. De las estadísticas básicas a los efectos psicológicos y neurológicos, los costos, los precedentes legales y los esfuerzos de reforma, nuestras Preguntas Frecuentes ofrecen respuestas bien fundamentadas a preguntas ampliamente difundidas sobre el uso del confinamiento solitario en los Estados Unidos.

Recientemente actualizado, las Preguntas Frecuentes se pueden encontrar en inglés aquí y en español aquí. Además de las versiones en línea, cada una incluye un PDF de 4 páginas que se puede imprimir y utilizar como folleto para salones de clase y eventos de defensa, y se puede enviar a seres queridos y amigos encarcelados.

Valerie Kiebala

Valerie Kiebala was a contributing writer and editorial and project manager for Solitary Watch, and is now the media director of Straight Ahead, which is building a decarceration movement throughout Pennsylvania. Her work has also appeared in The Root, Truthout, the Chicago Reporter, and Shadowproof.

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