THE TORTURE REPORT

  The site thetorturereport.org has made available online 5 chapters comprised in the “Torture Report” The Report Chapters Chapter 1 – Origins Chapter 2 – Experimenting With Torture Chapter 3 – Black Sites, Lies, and Videotapes Chapter 4, Part 1 – A Ponzi Scheme of Torture Chapter 4, Part 2 – A Ponzi Scheme of…

Solitary Confinement Is Torture

Solitary confinement not only is clearly categorized among torture methods, but also, as a severe stressor, eventually leading to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and suicidal behaviour. In the sample studied, prisoners with PTSD caused by imprisonment in a solitary cell, suffocation or detention in narrow confinement, developed suicidal behaviour associated with hanging or asphyxia. The…