Tag: Southern Poverty Law Center

Routine Beatings of Inmates in Alabama Prisons Go Ignored, U.S. Says

One prisoner who died had intracranial bleeding, nose and eye socket fractures and six teeth knocked out. Corrections officers who had brutalized him said he fell from a bunk bed. Another inmate defecated on himself after a guard struck him 19 times with a baton, even though he was handcuffed. And then there was a […]

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