Group seeks U.S. probe of Georgia prison

Posted on 4 July 2014


Group seeks U.S. probe of Georgia prisons, says 34 killings since 2010 indicate 'crisis of violence'

In its report, the center for human rights argues that Georgia prison officials have a constitutional obligation to protect inmates. In 2013, 21,000 inmates were released from prison. The center says frequent exposure to life-threatening violence disrupts any chance the corrections department has of preparing these inmates for life after prison.

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