In the kitchen

First Nations Chief Calls Prisoner’s Treatment In Solitary ‘Inhumane’

this is so sickening.

RED POWER MEDIA

“The information we have received on his situation is deeply troubling; his family and our entire community is concerned about his mental health and safety,” Chief Bull said. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) “The information we have received on his situation is deeply troubling; his family and our entire community is concerned about his mental health and safety,” Chief Bull said.
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

The Globe and Mail, Oct. 21, 2016

A First Nations chief has joined the effort to free a young aboriginal man from his four-year stretch in provincial solitary confinement, petitioning Queen’s Park to explain why one of his community members has languished in isolation for so long.

The plight of Adam Capay came to light after Renu Mandhane, chief commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, visited Thunder Bay Jail earlier this month. A correctional officer told her of a prisoner who had been held for more than 1,500 days in administrative segregation – the internal term for indefinite solitary confinement.

When she requested a visit with the isolated inmate, jail officials led her down a stairway to a basement…

View original post 670 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s