The criminal justice system reform group WISDOM is holding a news conference and awareness raising event Wednesday at noon on the State Street Capitol steps. The rally by the group including some 160 faith-based organizations will include a replica of a solitary confinement cell.
The United Nations says more than 15 days in solitary is considered torture. In 2012 Wisconsin kept four thousand inmates in solitary at least 30 days. Some have been in solitary for years. It’s unjust, immoral and inhuman. It has to stop.