Ear Hustle

The SHU

28:26 | Jul 26th, 2017

15 recommendations

The hole, the box, solitary confinement. It doesn’t matter what you call it; doing time in the SHU (Security Housing Unit) means you are alone and segregated from the general prison population. In thi...Show More


Recommendations

mm recommended:Jul 30th

The SHU is where inmates go for solitary confinement in white cells with nothing but two papers and a pencil. Regardless of what these folks have done, being held in the SHU for 20 years or any long duration of time is pure torture.

I thought this episode was:

😱 Horrifying
💡 Educational
🕵️‍ Well-researched

hotdocs recommended:Apr 8th

A highlight of the 2017 Hot Docs Podcast Festival, Ear Hustle brings you the daily realities of life inside prison, and stories from the outside, post-incarceration.

paulio recommended:Apr 20th

Really sad exposé about the torture of isolation units

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