UN Official on Torture to Speak at UCB Oct 18

United Nations special rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, Juan Mendez will engage with families of incarcerated prisoners in solitary confinement, students, faculty, and advocates/allies to explore: Is solitary confinement as practiced by the California Department of Corrections cruel punishment and torture?

Friday, October 18, 6:00–8:00 at UC Berkeley Campus: 2060 VLSB. More info on Facebook at “United Nations Official Juan Mendez: The Intersection of Solitary Confinement and International Human Rights Law”.


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