‘Breaking Down the Box’

Free 40-minute documentary on solitary confinement

National Religious Campaign Against Torture releases video in time for Torture Awareness Month viewings. read more »

June 17, 2015

NYC Board of Correction applauded

Unanimously votes to limit solitary confinement

National interfaith human rights organization praises decision to limit use with persons 21 and younger. read more »

January 16, 2015

Shock to conscience

U.S. religious leaders condemn CIA torture

Faith leaders respond to Senate Intelligence Committee report that describes abuse of detainees in war on terror. read more »

December 12, 2014

Prayers for those in solitary

Faith leaders deliver 100s of prayers from people across U.S.

Anniversary of historic California prisoners hunger strike commented by vigils, tweets. read more »

July 11, 2014

Solitary confinement is torture

California prison officials to meet faith leaders, human-rights advocates

Families of prisoners taking part in meeting planned as part of Torture Awareness Month advocacy. read more »

June 25, 2014

Torture Awareness Month programs

Los Angeles, Raleigh (N.C.), Washington, D.C. to host discussions

National Religious Campaign Against Torture offers free toolkit to help with observances. read more »

June 13, 2014

‘Exposing Truth of U.S. Torture,’ June 6

Retired U.S. Ambassador, KARAMAH to be on panel

June Torture Awareness Month, NRCAT offers toolkit, suggestions for activities. read more »

June 02, 2014

June is Torture Awareness Month

Theme ‘Exposing the Truth of U.S. Torture: Restoring Human Dignity’

National Religious Campaign Against Torture offers toolkit, activity suggestions for observances. read more »

May 22, 2014

New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Release of last ‘Angola 3’ prisoner sought

Held in solitary confinement for 41 years

National Religious Campaign Against Torture, Amnesty International deliver petitions to Louisiana governor’s office. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 04, 2013

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