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13 Facts That Show Problems In America's Prison System

Per capita, the United States locks ups more citizens than any other country in the world. Here are some visualizations to show exactly what that means.

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13. The UN concluded that solitary confinement for more than 15 days is torture. Some U.S. inmates have been in solitary for years. & in 2012, the U.S. had more inmates in solitary than the entire prison populations of France, Egypt, Japan......

Via fusion.net

.....Poland, Pakistan, Germany, Cuba, Rwanda, Italy, Kenya, Iraq, and every other country in the world except the 15 countries with prison populations exceeding 80,000.

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