Thursday, October 18, 2012

Solitary in Iran Nearly Broke Me. Then I Went Inside America's Prisons.

Excerpt.......A must read article, of the pain and torture in prisons

"What I want to tell Acosta is that no part of my experience—not the uncertainty of when I would be free again, not the tortured screams of other prisoners—was worse than the four months I spent in solitary confinement. What would he say if I told him I needed human contact so badly that I woke every morning hoping to be interrogated? Would he believe that I once yearned to be sat down in a padded, soundproof room, blindfolded, and questioned, just so I could talk to somebody?.............."

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