Dear Solitary Watchers…

Holiday Card - Lifelines to Solitary 2015 - Art by Five Mualimm-ak, survivor of 5 years in solitary confinement.

Dear Solitary Watchers: We reach out directly to our readers with an appeal for support once a year, and only for a very special part of our work. Throughout the year, while we carry out research and reporting on the human rights crisis hiding in plain sight, Solitary Watch also reaches out directly to over […]

Lifelines to Solitary

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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 […]