Private Prison Beatings Continue, Men Say

Source: Purna Nemani, Courthouse News, July 27, 2011

Guards for Corrections Corporation of America, the nation’s biggest private prison company, continue to abuse prisoners who sought a protective injunction after CCA guards stripped, beat, kicked and threatened to kill them, and “the warden himself” threatened their families, according to a new complaint in Federal Court. ….. The men say CCA “deliberately destroyed and failed to preserve evidence of their wrongdoing, including videotapes … intercepted mail, delayed mail, denied mail and interfered with phone calls to family and attorneys” and “deliberately falsified reports.”

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