Lifelines to Solitary


Dear Solitary Watchers: We approach our readers with an appeal for support only once a year. And even then, we don’t ask you to help us with general operating expenses, but rather with a very special part of our work. All year long, while we are carrying on our research and reporting on the human rights crisis in […]

Voices from Solitary: “That’s the Only Mail I Get…”

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The following was written a few days before Christmas by a man, now in his fifties,  who has been in prison for 26 years. He wrote this in response to receiving a holiday card and note from Solitary Watch. To help us keep in touch with people in solitary confinement throughout the year, please consider a […]

Support Our Holiday Project: “Lifelines to Solitary”

Many, many thanks to those of you who have generously given to our “Lifelines from Solitary” Project so far. We have already raised more than a thousand dollars to help us send cards, letters, and newsletters to nearly 500 people in prison–most of them in solitary confinement. With your help we’ve been able to send […]