Solitary Confinement in ICE Facilities

Pediatric critical care physician at Boston Children's Hospital and assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics, Katherine Peeler, MD, MA, co-authored a new report on the use of solitary confinement as "medical isolation" for detainees in US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities. Peeler explained, "Every ICE detention center has a relationship with a local hospital, so there's always a better option than solitary confinement... The conflation of medical isolation and solitary confinement is inappropriate and inhumane."

Read the article on The Intercept.