NYC’s mayor-elect says he’ll restore solitary confinement on Rikers Island before closing the facility, despite the UN calling the practice ‘torture’

NYC mayor-elect Eric Adams said he’ll bring back solitary confinement at Rikers Island jail. Solitary confinement has been called “torture” by the United Nations. Rikers Island has a history of neglecting its inmates. Loading Something is loading. New York City mayor-elect Eric Adams said at a Thursday press conference that he will bring “punitive segregation”…