Groups: Canada must end “extreme”, prolonged solitary confinement

In Rights by poladmin

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association, John Howard Society Canada, the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, and Elizabeth Fry of Mainland Nova Scotia – along with Lisa Adams, a woman who spent sixteen days in a dry cell – are renewing demands for the government of Canada to end prolonged, unnecessary use of dry cells, an “extreme” form of solitary confinement. 
Dry cells are an extreme form of solitary confinement,” said Abby Deshman, Director of the Criminal Justice Program with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.  
“Individuals subjected to this confinement are first strip searched, and

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