“I Thought Solitary Confinement in Iran Was Bad – Then I Went Inside America´s Prison”

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Mother Jones [1]             /               ByShane Bauer [2]

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I Thought Solitary Confinement in Iran Was Bad — Then I Went Inside America’s Prisons

May 4, 2013  |

 

Shane Bauer was one of the three American hikers imprisoned in Iran after being apprehended on the Iraqi border in 2009. He spent 26 months in Tehran’sEvin Prison, 4 of them in solitary. Bauer is winner of the2013 Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism [3] for the article below, his special investigation into solitary confinement. The winning feature was published in Mother Jones and supported by the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute [4].

IT’S BEEN SEVEN MONTHS since I’ve been inside a prison cell. Now I’m back, sort of. The experience is eerily like my…

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