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US jail practices are racist and an 'affront to human dignity,' UN experts say

Posted on AllSides September 28th, 2023
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REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

U.N. human rights experts have called for major reforms of the U.S. criminal justice system to combat systemic racism, citing testimonies that jailed Black women had been shackled during childbirth while male inmates were forced to work in "plantation-style" conditions.

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