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Is Solitary Confinement Torture? 

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As Michael Brown's parents take their son's story before the U.N. Committee Against Torture, that same committee is hearing from U.S. officials arguing solitary confinement isn’t cruel and inhumane.  Reporter Shane Bauer, held in isolation in Iran for 26 months, weighs in.