United States of America: ‘I’m not an inmate. Why should I be treated as one?’: women asylum-seekers punished for state’s failure to protect them

Women asylum-seekers are being seriously ill-treated in a local Miami jail where they were transferred following allegations of sexual abuse at a Florida-based immigration centre. Amnesty International believes that the move has effectively resulted in the women being punished for the USA authorities’ failure to protect them.

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