Some of the Worst Abuse Ever Seen in a Private Prison

By: Saturday April 7, 2012 12:45 pm

Following on the announcement of the removal of all juvenile prisoners in Mississippi from private prisons, the Department of Justice has just released a report of its findings in investigating the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility, which is run by the GEO Group. Walnut Grove was the target of the lawsuit that resulted in the prohibition on sending juveniles to private prisons, and it turns out the state was more than justified in ordering such a removal.

 

Militarization of Humanitarian Aid in Afghanistan Accelerates: Special Operations Forces Delivering Medical Care

By: Monday August 16, 2010 9:30 am

What better example is needed to highlight the folly of how misguided the US effort in Afghanistan has become than to realize that troops from the same Special Operations Command which is responsible for the night raids that provoke civilian outrage are also attempting to provide primary medical care to the population?

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