poor medical treatment contributed to more than half the deaths of detainees reported by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for a sixteen-month period.

Author:Gajewski, Karen Ann
Position:WORTH NOTING - Brief article
 
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Just over a week after the Trump administration announced its withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council, a report released June 28 states that poor medical treatment contributed to more than half the deaths of detainees reported by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for a sixteen-month period. Based on analyses by independent medical experts, "Code Red: Fatal Consequences of Dangerously Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention" reveals that eight of fifteen public death reviews show that inadequate medical care contributed to the person's...

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