Seven Days in Solitary [11/22/2015]

• An incarcerated journalist and survivor of solitary, Christopher Zoukis, reflects on his experiences for the Huffington Post. • According to the New York Daily News, NYC has agreed to pay $3.8 million to the family of a man who died while in solitary confinement on Rikers Island. Jason Echevarria, 25, died in August 2012 after swallowing […]

Seven Days in Solitary [3/30/14]

The following roundup features noteworthy news, reports and opinions on solitary confinement from the past week that have not been covered in other Solitary Watch posts. • For the first time in at least a decade, a guard at Rikers Island has been arrested in relation to a death in custody and charged with violating […]