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Senate probe spotlights ‘abusive and inhumane’ conditions at Atlanta penitentiary

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Whistleblowers who previously worked behind the walls at that federal prison in Atlanta testified under oath on Capitol Hill to the Senate Permanent Committee on Investigations. The committee is chaired by Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff. The Bureau of Prisons has terminated some senior leaders in Atlanta and moved dozens more out of the facility.
2 months ago·Atlanta, United States

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2 months ago·New York, United States
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The HillThe Hill

Senate probe spotlights ‘abusive and inhumane’ conditions at Atlanta penitentiary

A Senate investigative subcommittee held a hearing on Tuesday on its probe into corruption at a federal penitentiary in Atlanta, which found that prisoners were held in squalid conditions without a…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Senators blasted BOP director for worsening conditions at the Atlanta federal prison

Sen. Jon Ossoff called rampant narcotics use and roach infestations at the Atlanta prison "stunning failures" by the Bureau of Prisons.

2 months ago·United States
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Civil rights groups file complaint alleging ‘inhumane conditions’ at federal wing of Baker County jail

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2 months ago·Jacksonville, United States
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Political WirePolitical Wire

Horrific Conditions Found at Atlanta Federal Prison

"Widespread drug abuse, substandard medical and mental health care, out-of-control violence and horrific sanitary conditions are rampant at a federal prison in Atlanta, a new congressional investigation into the federal Bureau of Prisons has found," the New York Times reports."The problems plagu

2 months ago·New York, United States
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