More than 3,000 prisoners in California are being held under extreme conditions of solitary confinement -- deprived of human contact, fresh air and sunlight for more than 22 hours a day.
Prison conditions in Chad are deplorable. Men, women and children share overcrowded cells and often must supply their own food and medicine. Amnesty International is calling for urgent prison reform.
This report calls for an end to Israel’s practice of holding Palestinian prisoners for long periods, without charge or trial.