Concerns over solitary confinement of youth prisoners

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Youth advocates are concerned over excessive isolation of young prisoners in Victoria after an Ombudsman report into the state’s youth detention system was released yesterday. The report notes potential risks of isolation can cause to children and recommends alternative techniques be used.

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