Gen. John F. Kelly in military uniform.  (Department of Defense / U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley)
18 Dec 2015

US Military Tired of Questions From Media, Restricts Access to Guantanamo

Limited to four trips per year, reporters will no longer be able to directly access either of two prison camps and may no longer speak to low level guards.

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Hutto immigrant detention center. (Google Streetview)
02 Nov 2015

ICE Punishes Immigrant Women On Hunger Strike With Isolation, Cold Cells

Guards at the Hutto Detention Center in Texas, are retaliating against immigrant detainees engaged in a hunger strike to protest their living conditions.

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Shaker Aamer’s sons with the giant inflatable figure of Shaker Aamer outside Parliament (Photo via We Stand With Shaker)
30 Oct 2015

Shaker Aamer, Known For Resistance At Guantanamo, Rejoins Family (UPDATE)

After more than thirteen years of torture, abuse, and unjust detention at the Guantanamo Bay military prison, Shaker Aamer has finally been released.

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Photo from Vera Institute of Justice report on alternatives to solitary confinement
02 Sep 2015

California Agrees To Restrict Use of Long-Term Solitary Confinement

California has agreed to restrict the use of long-term solitary confinement in a settlement agreement filed in federal court this week. Restrictions are expected to reduce the number of inmates in isolation, cap the number of continuous years an inmate can spend in solitary confinement to five, and establish measures by which inmates can more easily achieve release back to general population.

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