Immigrant detention centers marred by ‘needless deaths’ amid poor care – report

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/08/immigrant-detention-centers-medical-care-deaths

Report cites ‘systemic failure’ to provide adequate medical care to detainees with health issues and warns Trump’s desire to expand capacity would make it worseRaúl Ernesto Morales-Ramos, detained in California and ravaged by cancer, begged for treatment. He was given ibuprofen.Tiombe Kimana Carlos, detained in New York with chronic schizophrenia, was held in solitary confinement. She made a noose from a sheet. Continue reading…

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