Wisconsin Department of Corrections Illegal Prolonged Solitary Confinement Exposed By Hunger Striking Inmates

Several inmates in the Wisconsin Department of Corrections prison system have exposed the illegal practice of prolonged solitary confinement in the state.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

July 6, 2016

Madison, WI – 2 Wisconsin prison inmates, Cesar de Leon, 34, and Laron Mckinley, 61, in a hunger strike are being forced fed. WI Department of Corrections (DOC) spokesman Tristan Cook confirmed, that 100 inmates are currently in solitary confinement. The inmates in hunger strike are protesting the prolonged solitary confinement, which is illegal in the U.S., but the WI DOC continues to keep inmates in prolonged solitary confinement for years causing irreversible mental disabilities for victimized inmates.
The U.S. Department of Justice should probe the illegal prolonged solitary confinement practuce at the WI DOC system.

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