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End Abuse in Our Privatized Immigrant-Only Prisons

A recent investigation published by The Nation found that dozens of men had died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. Join The Nation, the ACLU, Detention Watch Network, and Grassroots Leadership in calling on the White House to end this shadow private prison system.

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Focus on Our Investigation into Federal Immigrant-only Prisons

‘This Man Will Almost Certainly Die’

Dozens of men have died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. The Bureau of Prisons itself says there’s a problem. And yet the privatization scheme continues.

Seth Freed Wessler

The 25 Men Whose Lives Ended Under Questionable Circumstances

Medical doctors agreed that inadequate care likely contributed to the premature deaths of these men inside the Bureau of Prison’s private facilities.

Seth Freed Wessler

A Guide to Our Investigation of Deaths Inside the Federal Bureau of Prison’s Immigrant-Only Facilities

The basics on how and why this system exists.

Seth Freed Wessler

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CIA Officer Jeffrey Sterling Sentenced to Prison: The Latest Blow in the Government’s War on Journalism

It’s a warning shot—not only against whistleblowing but against basic communication with journalists by government employees.

Norman Solomon

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Defend Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling

The Obama administration has prosecuted more whistleblowers under the Espionage Act than all other administrations combined. Join a campaign to demand a pardon for one of them. 

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