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Too young to shave, but old enough for solitary

May 4, 2012

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It’s time for the United States to catch up to the rest of the world. The United Nations has established minimum standards for the protection of youth in correctional facilities, which specifically prohibit solitary confinement. Just last year, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture concluded that solitary confinement can in some circumstances amount to torture, and called for a complete ban on solitary for juveniles.

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