Amnesty International’s latest report, shows that the United States is failing in its obligations under international human rights law to ensure these rights.
While Guantánamo may have dropped from the news headlines, the human rights concerns associated with it -- detentions and torture among them -- remain.
39 years ago, three young black men were put in solitary confinement; two are still in isolation. In total, the three men have spent more than 100 years in solitary, mostly in the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, USA.
One Year Update, Spring 2011