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11-05-26 Vicious Beating of Prisoners in Los Angeles // Vencer la batalla contra Vicious de los reclusos en Los Angeles // 恶打囚犯在洛杉矶

May 27, 2011

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Prisoners Testify to Vicious Beatings at Hands of County Jailers

By Chris Vogel Thursday, May 26 2011
During its decades-long federal court case against Los Angeles County, the ACLU of Southern California has regularly filed sworn declarations from inmates. Over the last 12 months alone, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed more than 40 sworn statements, including 28 from alleged victims of physical abuse by Sheriff’s personnel and seven from inmates claiming to have witnessed deputies abusing other inmates.
The ACLU says it does not track inmates after they give their statements and therefore rarely knows what becomes of them. The ACLU was not allowed to take photographs of the injured inmates.
The following accounts are taken from sworn declarations made by inmates to the ACLU and admitted into the federal case file.
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