Transgender woman found dead in prison during legal battle with corrections officials https://t.co/KXRdwaCKSa pic.twitter.com/pzPhxlTFqy
— ThinkProgress(@thinkprogress) August 23, 2016
U.S. To Stop Federal Prison Privatization After Investigation Shows
Contractor Run Facilities Are More Dangeroushttps://t.co/O4w5Om0GKu
— CorpWatch(@CorpWatch) August 20, 2016
Three Muslim American young men were found dead in Fort Wayne, the victims of multiple “execution style” gun shots at a local hangout spots.
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A 50-year-old woman arrested for failure to pay court fines died in police custody after Charleston, South Carolina, officials failed to provide “reasonable medical care,” lawyers representing her family said this week.
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Seattle, WA — Che Taylor, 46, was no stranger to the police. He’s been in and out of jail on numerous occasions. However, none of his crimes ever warranted a death sentence — but on Sunday afternoon, that’s exactly what he got.
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Staff at the Lincoln Village Juvenile Detention Center used the Aikido restraint on Gynnya McMillen a day before she was found dead.
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Convicted Serial Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced to 263 Years
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by Shaun King
It is now abundantly clear that Matthew Ajibade was murdered by police in Savannah, Georgia. For over 10 months, police and prosecutors have concealed the video evidence of his murder not only from the public, but from Ajibade’s closest friends and family members. His death in police custody was ruled a homicide by coroners, but the whole of Savannah’s government has colluded in covering up the sadistic and brutal murder of a beloved artist and photographer who was a student at Savannah College of Art and Design.
The video below is awful and is confirmation that the United States tortures and kills its prisoners on American soil. Torture is not something that happens far away in Abu Ghraib: It’s happening here.
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