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The report documents various forms of human rights abuses in the United States, which include police brutality, abuse of immigrants, racial discrimination, and the use of torture in prisons.
Originally posted by Nygdan
Now, when a minor criminal is put into prison, they merely enter into another world where the violent are given free reign, are permited to create gangs, and are able to operate their criminal enterprises in the real world from the prisons. They are, effectively, despite the design and intent recruiting small criminals into a world of bigger crime, and exxacerbating and networking the existing big criminals. Its pointless.
The US needs to quadruple its number of Prisons, and the amount of money it spends on them, or more so. A prisoner shouldn't have private contact with anyone, at all, and should only have contact with prison staff, their lawyers, and maybe visitors. They shouldn't be permited to congregate, let alone socialize, with other criminals.
Originally posted by semperfortis
yet every liberal group in the world will come out with some BS report like this to justify their existence and continue to get tax dollars to fund their "research."
"Far from being out of the ordinary," says McClary, "or an aberration--which is the image painted by the Bush administration--prison abuse and the use of torture in the United States is frighteningly widespread."
The human rights violations, as pointed out in the report, also refer to the use of electric stun belts, grenades, and guns; tethers; waist and leg chains; air tasers; and restraint hoods, belts, and beds.
Prisoners, according to the report's findings, can be held in long-term solitary confinement and extreme isolation in severely confined spaces with little or no daily contact for days, weeks, months, or even years. Sexual assault of female prisoners is common.