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Holding the Detention System Accountable for Alleged Post 9/11 Abuses

Written by on October 18, 2013 in Courts, Department of Justice, Detention, Immigration Law with 1 Comment
Holding the Detention System Accountable for Alleged Post 9/11 Abuses

A dozen years ago, in the days after 9/11, the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn served as the site of unimaginable horror: twenty-three hour cell confinement; sleep and food deprivation; widespread physical abuse; endless humiliation through sexual harassment and constant strip-searches; and relentless taunting and insults. ┬áThe subjects of these atrocities were not enemy combatants […]

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