US Contractors running British prisons introduce torture regimes

He was taken to hospital in handcuffs, then returned to his cell. Two days later he was taken back to hospital and kept in handcuffs for five long hours. His condition worsened. The cuffs stayed on. His heart stopped. Medical staff tried and failed to resuscitate him.

Another dying man had been taken in handcuffs from his Harmondsworth cell for treatment in hospital. He stayed cuffed while sedated, stayed cuffed while undergoing an angioplasty. Eventually the handcuffs were removed. Seven hours later he was dead.

A shocking report on Harmondsworth, the British immigration lock-up run by GEO, America’s second biggest prisons contractor. Who are the GEO Group and what do they stand for?

Harmondsworth guards routinely subjected detainees to long periods of solitary confinement without reason, the inspectors reported. Muslims were more likely than others to be isolated.
Hunger strikers were monitored excessively, and for reasons that had nothing to do with their medical needs. Some were held regardless of clear medical grounds for release.

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3 Responses to “US Contractors running British prisons introduce torture regimes”

  1. Anonymous says:

    see this henry
    the ongoing palestinian holocuast

  2. Anonymous says:

    The keeping of prisoners in handcuffs – even women prisoners giving birth – whilst undergoing hospital treatment,was introduced by Ann Widdecombe.A later Noo-Labour government did not repeal this.

  3. Anonymous says:

    we aloud this to happen ….

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