B.C. advocacy group calls for end to solitary confinement in Canada

Solitary confinement should be abolished throughout Canada, a group that represents prisoners in British Columbia says in a new report that comes as Ontario’s treatment of segregated inmates is drawing widespread public backlash.

The West Coast Prison Justice Society has issued a report that calls on correctional officials to “end the practice of solitary confinement entirely, rather than merely placing limits on its use where it is considered to have crossed the line of torture or cruel treatment.”

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