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By: Editor | June 02, 2019

On May 31, 2019, HuffPost reported Homeland Security Watchdog Finds Migrants Standing On Toilets At Packed Detention Center. "The inspector general’s office said that detainees were in soiled clothes and had been forced to stay in standing-room-only conditions for days or weeks."

This is not a country hundreds of thousands of men and women sacrificed their lives in wars so that it commits atrocities against the poor and defenseless. Subjecting immigrant detainees to inhumane conditions to deter immigration amounts to torture as described under the international law that prohibit torture.

United Nation's Convention Against Torture, Article:

"For the purposes of this Convention, the term "torture" means any ac...