10 Years of Isolation

This man endured 10 years of solitary confinement – I can’t even begin to wrap my mind around that experience.

“From May 1980 to May 1990, nuclear scientist Hussain Al-Shahristani — Iraq’s current oil minister — was thrown in solitary confinement and subjected to torture. Last month, in a revelational and deeply personal interview, Al-Shahristani spoke to The BBC about the experience.

Inspired by the moving story, Swiss filmmaker and animator Mato Atom created a brilliant new campaign for BBC World Service, capturing in abstract form and minimal narration the devastating reality of solitary confinement.”

To learn/view more – check out the source (highly recommended) – BRAIN PICKINGS

Posted 3238 days ago in Geek, Visual

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