Infographic: The Reality of Solitary Confinement in the USA

The Reality of Solitary Confinement in the USA: The following infographic compares solitary confinement in a California prison to that of an Iranian prison. The infographic also underscores that 39 percent of suicides at Pelican Bay State Prison are committed by those held in solitary confinement, or Security Housing Units (SHUs).

The Reality of Solitary Confinement in the United States: California vs. Iranian Prison

Credits: Backgroundchecks.org

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*Page compiled by Lisa Dawson