Man freed from solitary imprisonment after 41 years dies in US

A 71-year-old man who spent more than four decades in solitary confinement in Louisiana has died, less than a week after a judge freed him and granted him a new trial. Amnesty International USA last year delivered a petition to Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal’s office, containing 65,000 signatures from people around the world who called the men’s solitary confinement inhuman and degrading.

source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/Man-freed-from-solitary-imprisonment-after-41-years-dies-in-US/articleshow/23545153.cms?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral

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