JDI IN THE NEWS - 2012

Report on prison sexual abuse

By Black Agenda Radio
May 22, 2012

A new study by the U.S. Justice Department shows about one in ten prison inmates is sexually assaulted during his or her term of confinement. Lovisa Stannow, executive director of Just Detention International, said the survey was more accurate than previous studies because it was conducted on former prisoners “who are no longer living with the active and acute fear of retaliation” by guards or inmates.

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Original post: http://prn.fm/2012/05/22/black-agenda-radio-052212/