Solitary confinement is used for a variety of reasons—some that are quite absurd. A prisoner can be sent into isolation if they have commited a serious crime like killing another inmate or creating a fight or even assaulting a guard. Sometimes inmates are placed in solitary confinement because they need protection from other people—but is it really protection if they end up with a mental illness? Now listen to this, many inmates in solitary confinement aren’t in there because they have committed a serious crime, but because they have simply upset the guards and broken minor
There was a small corridor for the prison yard, a closet for solitary confinement, and a bigger room across from the prisoners for the guards and warden.the prisoners were to stay in their cells or the yard, all day. The guards worked in teams of three for eight-hour shifts. As for the guards they were told they didn't have to stay on site after their shift was over. After it all the guards were just become completely different people. For example, complete different attitudes, they did not have any respect or sympathy for any of the other “prisoners”.
The disabled prisoner is considered the least taken cared for because no “special” rights were issued to them. Think about it a prisoner with no legs or no arms and they need assistance but the correction officer opens the cell doors he does not care at all. So around forty years ago president jimmy carter signed a document that stated “The Rehabilitation Act was created to apply to federal executive agencies “so in sort term that meant that disabled prisoners will receive care for all of those years with the disability. And now some but not “all” prisons give the prisoners assistance or give them prosthetics every day inmates who have this tragic disability are routinely denied their aid on a daily basis. Which makes that a nightmarish survival
Article 5 in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights says that no one will be subjected to torture or cruel punishment. There are countless violations of this right throughout the book, but one that really stands out is when Elie is beaten by the SS. “I no longer felt anything except the lashes of the whip.” (Wiesel 57) No man should be able to strike out against another unless out of self defense. Also, Elie was only a child and should not have been punished in such a humiliating way.
At the school, Grant is very verbally abusive to the children and ridicules them every chance he gets. Meanwhile, Jefferson just spends every day sitting quietly in his cell, with no emotion or ambition to do anything else. The contrast of the jail and the church contributes to the work by demonstrating the different lifestyles of the two men once Jefferson is thrown in jail. Grant is at first extremely opposed to trying to teach and reach out to Jefferson. He does not want anything to do with it.
Supermax prisons hold inmates that are considered “the worst of the worst”. Prisoners that are in supermax prisons are isolated 23 hours out of the day. ADX-Florence Colorado has a law suit against them by fellow inmates. According to the speaker there are mentally ill patients who are not given drugs, counseling, and are held in conditions
Imagine you were going about your day when suddenly you are grabbed by officers and put in a dark room. The room is bare with only concrete walls to keep you company. There are no windows, no phones, no contact with the outside world. You are not allowed to step a foot outside this gloomy windowless crammed box that seems to pass off as a room. You don’t know whether you will be released in a few days, a week, a month, a year, or decades.
• Denial of the right to liberty and security in the political prison camps The denial of the right to liberty and security and other human rights violations are particularly blatant in political prison camps. Political prison camps (kwan-li-so) are the final destination of those suspected of being politically, ideologically or economically subversive to the system. Kwanli-so are operated by the Ministry of State Security and the SSD. The Government has recently started acknowledging the existence of these camps, even though they are well-known and dreaded by ordinary citizens for being often places of no return, as victims imprisoned there have nearly no chance to ever be released. Four political prison camps are known to exist; smaller
The “prisoners” in the experiment have to deal with poor sleeping conditions, physical and verbal abuse and ruthless guards, while in a real prison, prisoners experience similar but more extreme conditions. In the film 13th we see examples of how prison guards act in a real life situation. Brutality and humiliation are common place in this environment especially when race is involved. Both of these scenarios are vastly different, the 13th dealing with the prison system from a racial standpoint as well as a breakdown of how the prison system works once you are in it, while the Stanford experiment focuses on how people react under the extreme conditions of a prison environment. Both situations have to deal with the breakdown of men and how they are reprogrammed to conform to the new set of laws they must now live
Glancing is a quick and often careless action which demonstrates how the superintendent isn’t that affected by the hanging that just occurred. Again, Orwell also dehumanizes the superintendent by continuing to make him seem like he has no sympathy or heart-warming emotions inside of him. The terrible conditions of the prison are described again when a story is told about a prisoner who “clung to the bars of his cage” (page 4). The fact that the prisoner was staying in what was called a cage is inhumane since cages are supposed to be for animals and not humans. The story continues, and it mentions that the officers felt pain and trouble because of the resistance by the prisoner.