MoJo: JuliaTutwiler-Prison

                                 Want to dedicate this flower to Mother´s Day for Dana Harley
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Prisoners who are  propositioned for sex with staffers “feel that they cannot bring their complaints to the administration, as they will be locked down.”

Interviews conducted at the prison for a November 2012 Justice Department report (PDF) supported the pattern of sexual abuse alleged by EJI. Some of the prisoners said they “do not feel physically or sexually safe in this facility,” the report noted. Among other things, the women said they were “forced to shower shoulder to shoulder in full view of an elevated officer’s station” where male staffers sat and watched. “The women and staff report that Tutwiler is a repressive and intimidating environment,” the report states. “Inmates reported being in fear of retaliation by staff if they reject staff’s sexual advances. Additionally, they report that they feel that they cannot bring their complaints to the administration, as they will be locked down if they annoy or anger some administrators.”

“To the extent that that exists in reality, that is not acceptable, and we’re going to do everything in our power to eliminate” it, responded Kim Thomas, head of the Alabama Department of Corrections….”

 

and a video: http://youtu.be/O1d5WH9paO4  Dana Harley, HIV Positive Prisoner

 

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