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Richard Estes
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Claire Nader
National Religious Campaign Against Torture
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RESIST
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Laura L. Rovner
Meryl Schwartz and David Weinraub
Andy Shallal
Thomas Shanks
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Wynn • Rachel Vixie • Jeffrey Vogel • Bobby Yazdani • Annajane Yolken • Angelique Yoseloff • Bonnie S. Young • Loretta and Frank Young • Rebecca Young • Jasmine Zahid • Michael Zagone • Corey Zaloom • Tom Zerucha • Brian Ziegler • Michael Zigmond • Martha R. Zimiles • Joan Zimmerman • Ann Zimmerschied • LeAnn Zuniga

* Contributors to NewsMatch include the Democracy Fund, the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, the Facebook Journalism Project, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation, and the Present Progressive Fund at Schwab Charitable.

We also wish to acknowledge the formerly incarcerated people who have shared with us their unique knowledge and experience, and the currently incarcerated people who have written to inform us about conditions in solitary, sometimes at considerable risk of retaliation.

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