posted on May, 15 2008 @ 09:34 AM
Some Detainees Are Drugged For Deportation
The U.S. government has injected hundreds of foreigners it has deported with dangerous psychotropic drugs against their will to keep them sedated
during the trip back to their home country, according to medical records, internal documents and interviews with people who have been drugged...
...The government's forced use of antipsychotic drugs, in people who have no history of mental illness, includes dozens of cases in which the
"pre-flight cocktail," as a document calls it, had such a potent effect that federal guards needed a wheelchair to move the slumped deportee onto an
...Involuntary chemical restraint of detainees, unless there is a medical justification, is a violation of some international human rights codes. The
practice is banned by several countries where, confidential documents make clear, U.S. escorts have been unable to inject deportees with extra doses
of drugs during layovers en route to faraway places.
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[edit on 15-5-2008 by grover]