The Case for National Standards Addressing Prisoner Rape in the U.S.

April 6, 2010 -

I am pleased to share with you Just Detention International's new Action Update. This issue focuses on a historic opportunity to eliminate prisoner rape. The first-ever national standards addressing sexual abuse behind bars are currently under review by Attorney General Eric Holder. If fully implemented, these standards will bring us closer than ever to ending the abuse of detainees -- but we need your help to make it happen. Please click on this link to send a letter to Attorney General Holder, urging him to adopt the standards swiftly and fully:

As always, thank you so much for helping JDI protect the rights of inmates. No matter what crime someone might have committed, rape is not part of the penalty.

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