Jane Hamsher at Fire Dog Lake is Worried about Bradley Manning
by Oly Mike
Is solitary confinement set up to protect a prisoner from injury or to break the prisoner down through sensory and personal interaction deprivation? Is solitary confinement torture?
I will tell you this, most of us will not retain our mental balance if we are put in solitary confinement for an extended period of time.
This is probably something that Julian Assange is worried about with the possibility of being extradited to US custody and disappearing into solitary confinement in a supermax facility.
TGIF. Lots of us getting a couple of days off from the grind. Don't spend your free time in solitary.
I also recommend checking out the link on memory in Mary's open thread just below. Interesting story and website.