Tag Archives: Geo Group

Gemma’s journey: to hell and back … repeatedly [Updated, twice]

Mentally ill in solitary: ‘We’re not addressing the problem, we’re making it worse’ After her son tore off his penis with his bare hands in his cell, Gemma Pena thought Florida’s prison authorities might see his illness. They’d see he … Continue reading

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GEO Group pays $50,000 to settle Prison Legal News censorship suit in Indiana

PRESS RELEASE  Human Rights Defense Center For Immediate Release September 10, 2015 Publisher Settles Censorship Suit Against For-Profit Prison Company GEO Group in Indiana Indianapolis, IN – Prison Legal News (PLN), a monthly news publication that reports on criminal justice-related issues … Continue reading

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There’s BIG money in misery and oppression … GEO Group

GEO Group tells shareholders that everything is fine in Karnes family detention center August 5, 2015 Whistleblower and former GEO employee paints a different picture of “torture” inside and says “this really is a prison” (AUSTIN, Texas) — Tuesday for-profit … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown’s ongoing prison education: #OnTheDraft lessons learned

“On the Draft”: How Prisoners Suffer During and After Prison Transfers … While Just Leadership USA’s Glenn E. Martin said solitary confinement was a more common punishment, he’d also heard of cases of so-called “diesel therapy” carried out in response … Continue reading

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Another FL inmate murdered, per conflicted, official source

Inmate dies at Graceville prison – Jackson County Floridan : Crimes/Courts The death of an inmate at Graceville Correctional Facility Sunday is being investigated by the Florida Department Law Enforcement and the Florida Department of Corrections. It is believed to … Continue reading

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Ghosting inmates to MI almost as reckless as Ghosting them to FL [updated]

Private Prisons, Public Shame | Al Jazeera America Last month the state of Washington contracted with the GEO Group, one of the largest for-profit prison companies in the U.S., to move up to 1,000 inmates from the state’s overcrowded prisons … Continue reading

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Legislated quotas make the obscene #PrisonIndustiralComplex obscenely rich

‘Profiting From Misery’: Private Prison Corporations Driving Harsh Immigration Policies | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group, both notorious for human rights violations, dominate this rapidly growing industry, … Continue reading

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