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Jezebel: Report Finds 19 Women at ICE Detention Center Were Subject to Aggressive Gynecological Treatments Without Consent

Report Finds 19 Women at ICE Detention Center Were Subject to Aggressive Gynecological Treatments Without Consent This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. In September of this year, Dawn Wooten, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia came forward as a whistleblower accusing the Immigration Customs and Enforcement detention center [...]

Daily Mail: Mexican woman says ICE accelerated her deportation from Georgia detention center so that she would not report a gynecologist ‘who wanted to remove her womb’

Mexican woman says ICE accelerated her deportation from Georgia detention center so that she would not report a gynecologist 'who wanted to remove her womb' This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A Mexican woman is accusing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of speeding up her September deportation to prevent her from [...]

NBC News: Trump admin dismantles ‘firewall’ for editorial independence at U.S.-funded media outlets

Trump admin dismantles 'firewall' for editorial independence at U.S.-funded media outlets This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A senior U.S. official appointed by President Donald Trump has scrapped a federal regulation designed to protect the editorial independence of Voice of America and other U.S.-funded media outlets, amid accusations he is [...]

Voice of America: USAGM CEO Criticized Over Move to Rescind Firewall Regulation

USAGM CEO Criticized Over Move to Rescind Firewall Regulation This article features our client Grant Turner and was originally published here. Republican and Democratic lawmakers sharply criticized the head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media for his late-night action to repeal a rule meant to protect the Voice of America and other U.S.-funded news [...]

Nepal 24 Hours: AFRICAN ASYLUM SEEKERS FACE SHAMEFUL TREATMENT

AFRICAN ASYLUM SEEKERS FACE SHAMEFUL TREATMENT This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Pastor Ben was a panelist at “From Africa to Deportation: Black Africans Confront the U.S. Asylum System,” an Interfaith Immigration Coalition forum on challenges asylum seekers face in America. Co-hosted and moderated by Sylvie Bello, Cameroon American [...]

Whistleblower News Network: Former EPA Official Files Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit

Former EPA Official Files Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit This article features our client Kevin Chmielewski and was originally published here. A former official who worked for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sued the agency and the Department of Energy (DOE) alleging whistleblower retaliation, according to an October 21 article from E&E News. Kevin Chmielewski filed the lawsuit on [...]

Common Dreams: Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib Lead Call for UN Probe Into Alleged DHS Human Rights Abuses

Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib Lead Call for UN Probe Into Alleged DHS Human Rights Abuses This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The four first-term progressive congresswomen collectively called the Squad led a letter Friday calling for independent international investigation of "recent, ongoing, and credible allegations of egregious human rights [...]

The Washington Post: More immigration detainees allege subpar gynecological care at Georgia facility

More immigration detainees allege subpar gynecological care at Georgia facility This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A team of medical experts has said it supports calls for an investigation into an immigrant detention center in rural Georgia, after the group examined thousands of pages of medical records for women [...]

The Guardian: At least 19 women allege medical abuse at Ice detention center in Georgia

At least 19 women allege medical abuse at Ice detention center in Georgia This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. At least 19 women have now alleged that they were subject to medical abuse, including forced surgeries, while detained at an Immigration, Customs and Enforcement (Ice) center in the state [...]

The Cut: 19 Migrant Women Say They Were Victims of ‘Uterus Collector’

19 Migrant Women Say They Were Victims of ‘Uterus Collector' This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. At least 19 women in a Georgia ICE detention center say they were forced or pressured into having gynecological procedures, according to findings from a new report published in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday. The [...]

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