Solitary Confinement: Story Woven in Silence

  • Radhika Dixit Goyal
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  • Radhika Dixit Goyal

    Student at Institute of Law kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India

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Your room could be covered in a matter of steps in its entirety of dimensions, the room was a steel door without anyone ever leaving, if there was no one to talk to but yourself, would the silence break the sanity of the mind? The description of solitary confinement can be measured in words however the true impact can only be felt by an inmate sitting inside the cell, Solitary confinement is utilized for a variety of reasons, including disciplinary punishment, criminal investigations, protecting an individual, and preventing dangerous circumstances. In India solitary confinement is bound under the law in a matter to protect individual rights as well as the prisoner’s rights. Solitary confinement is a significant problem in the USA and has an impact on thousands of people's lives. Being left alone for long periods of time—months or years—can cause excruciating suffering. The side effects can include anger, rage, paranoia, hallucinations, anxiety, panic, and, in rare cases, suicide. The study focuses on the nature of confinement and its impact on individuals.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 5, Page 1110 - 1118


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