Sep 16, 2014

Certification prison: new onslaught of American interventionism?

Latin America Info: Last August 50 Women’s Social Rehabilitation Center of Atlacholoaya, Morelos, went on a hunger strike to protest mistreatment and tighter security measures in that prison, in the context of the certification process that promotes American Correctional Association (ACA, for its acronym in English).

The protest action, which just led to a small note in local newspapers, was a call of attention to a broader process that is taking place across the country: the importation of a punitive American prison model, on behalf security and governance.  Read more.

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