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Sunday, 18 March 2012

The Private Prison Problem

This video shows the brutal beating of 24 year-old inmate Hanni Elabed by another inmate at the Idaho Correctional Center (ICC).
The video confirms claims made by the ACLU that the private prison, run by the for-profit Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), promotes a culture of violence.
After the ACLU sued CCA they agreed to make improvements, and violence at ICC is down.
Now CCA is trying to buy more prisons. That's a terrible idea.

To help the ACLU stop the privatization of prisons and protect prisoners' rights, go to:

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