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Artículo
19 November 2008
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Autor(a): Christopher Sherman, The Associated Press

…[A] grand jury has indicted Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on state charges related to the alleged abuse of prisoners in…federal detention centers…Cheney's indictment on a charge of engaging in an organized...

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Artículo
7 August 2008
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Autor(a): The GEO Group, Inc.

The GEO Group, Inc...announced today plans for a 545-bed expansion of the 1,030-bed Northwest Detention Center (the "Center") located in Tacoma, Washington. The expansion of the company-owned Center, which currently houses immigration detainees, will...

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Artículo
5 August 2008
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Autor(a): Julia Dahl, ABC News [USA]

Immigrants at a Washington State detention center run by the GEO Group...are being held in conditions that violate both international and U.S. law, says a new report released by the Seattle University School of Law and the human rights group OneAmerica...

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Artículo
1 July 2008
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Autor(a): David Dishneau, Associated Press

Three Iraqis and a Jordanian filed federal lawsuits Monday alleging they were tortured by U.S. defense contractors while detained at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq in 2003 and 2004. The lawsuits allege that those arrested and taken to the prison were...

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Artículo
1 July 2008
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Autor(a): Deirdre Jurand, Jurist [USA]

Four former Abu Ghraib detainees filed lawsuits [links to plaintiffs' materials] Monday against two private US military contractors and three of their employees, alleging torture, war crimes and civil conspiracy. The former detainees said that...

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Artículo
1 July 2008
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Autor(a): Seattle University School of Law International Human Rights Clinic in collaboration with OneAmerica

This report corroborates detainee claims of human rights violations at the Northwest Detention Center on the tide flats of Tacoma, Washington [run by GEO Group]...This investigation was conducted by SU law students and faculty in the International...

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Historia
30 June 2008
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Artículo
30 June 2008
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Autor(a): Center for Constitutional Rights

Four former Abu Ghraib detainees who were wrongly imprisoned, tortured and later released without charge are suing two U.S. military contractor corporations and three individual contractors, according to four separate lawsuits being filed today by...

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Artículo
20 May 2008
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Autor(a): Laura Strickler, CBS News [USA]

A new lawsuit filed against a private contractor who runs an immigrant child detention center claims nine teenagers were beaten and abused by employees who work for Cornell Companies. The company has been cited by immigration officials for safety...

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Artículo
3 March 2008
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Autor(a): Margaret Talbot, New Yorker

...[The] T. Don Hutto Residential Center...is...[the only] immigrant detention facilit[y] in America that house[s] families...owned and run by a private prison company...Corrections Corporation of America, or C.C.A... When Hutto opened as an...

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