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Columbia Journalism Review: Whistleblowers and the cacophonous sounds of America

Whistleblowers and the cacophonous sounds of America This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A YEAR AGO TODAY, the Washington Post reported details about a whistleblower complaint filed from someone in the US intelligence community, vague word of which had been swirling below the news cycle for days: [...]

The Guardian: Allegations of unwanted ICE hysterectomies recall grim time in US history

Allegations of unwanted ICE hysterectomies recall grim time in US history This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Pauline Binam asked to see a doctor because she was having abnormalities with her period. After nearly two years in immigration detention, she was worried that it [...]

The Washington Post: The forgotten time Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought against forced sterilization

The forgotten time Ruth Bader Ginsburg fought against forced sterilization This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. My mind immediately went to Ruth Bader Ginsburg as I read the breaking news alert. It was not that Justice Ginsburg had died. This news occurred four days [...]

Business Insider: The physician accused of performing unwanted hysterectomies in an ICE detention center is not a board certified OB-GYN

The physician accused of performing unwanted hysterectomies in an ICE detention center is not a board certified OB-GYN This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Mahendra Amin, the physician accused of performing unwanted or unnecessary gynecological procedures at an immigrant-detention facility, [...]

September 21st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus Whistleblowers, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News, Public Health|

The New Yorker: The Private Georgia Immigration-Detention Facility at the Center of a Whistle-Blower’s Complaint

The Private Georgia Immigration-Detention Facility at the Center of a Whistle-Blower’s Complaint This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. In mid-April, a grainy cell-phone video was uploaded to YouTube from a small town in Georgia called Ocilla. It opens with a woman in a red shirt holding [...]

Forbes: ICE Calls ‘Uterus Collector’ Allegations ‘Very Serious’ In Probe of Georgia Facility

ICE Calls ‘Uterus Collector’ Allegations ‘Very Serious’ In Probe Of Georgia Facility This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Friday the disturbing whistleblower allegations about the treatment of women in a Georgia detention facility “raise [...]

September 21st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus Whistleblowers, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News, Public Health|

USA Today: Alleged unwanted hysterectomies and other abuses at ICE facility prompts investigation

Alleged unwanted hysterectomies and other abuses at ICE facility prompts investigation This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Members of Congress are pressing the administration for further inquiries after the Department of Homeland Security announced this week it is looking into a whistleblower complaint that claimed federal [...]

The Daily Beast: ICE Hysterectomy Doctor Wasn’t Even a Board-Certified OB-GYN

ICE Hysterectomy Doctor Wasn’t Even a Board-Certified OB-GYN This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The doctor at the center of a scandal over unwanted hysterectomies at an immigrant detention facility in Georgia is not a board certified OB-GYN, The Daily Beast has learned. Dr. Mahendra Amin [...]

September 21st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus Whistleblowers, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News, Public Health|

Latin Post: ICE Doctor Allegedly Performing Hysterectomies Not Board-Certified OB-GYN

ICE Doctor Allegedly Performing Hysterectomies Not Board-Certified OB-GYN This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) hysterectomy doctor, Dr. Mahendra Amin, is not certified by the American Board Obstetrics as and Gynecology (ABOG), according to a report. The [...]

September 21st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus Whistleblowers, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News, Public Health|

The Guardian: ICE detainees faced medical neglect and hysterectomies, whistleblower alleges

Ice detainees faced medical neglect and hysterectomies, whistleblower alleges This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Immigrants in a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) detention center in Georgia are being subjected to horrific conditions and treatment, including “jarring medical neglect” and a [...]

BBC News: ICE whistleblower: Nurse alleges ‘hysterectomies on immigrant women in US’

ICE whistleblower: Nurse alleges 'hysterectomies on immigrant women in US' This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Advocacy groups have filed a complaint against a migrant detention centre in the US, alleging medical neglect and a lack of virus safety measures. The complaint condemns the [...]

Business Insider: A whistleblower is accusing doctors at an ICE detention center of surgically removing the wombs of some immigrant detainees

A whistleblower is accusing doctors at an ICE detention center of surgically removing the wombs of some immigrant detainees This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A nurse at a Georgia Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility is accusing the detention center of allowing an [...]

CBS News: Questionable hysterectomies and shoddy COVID care alleged at Georgia immigrant detention center

Questionable hysterectomies and shoddy COVID care alleged at Georgia immigrant detention center This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Ocilla, Georgia — An immigration detention center in Georgia performed questionable hysterectomies, refused to test detainees for COVID-19 and shredded medical records, according to [...]

Esquire: If Even a Third of This Is Accurate, It’s Enough to Throw American Officials in the Hague

If Even a Third of This Is Accurate, It's Enough to Throw American Officials in the Hague This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Do I really have to explain? Do I really have to explain that, even if a third of this whistleblower's account [...]

Fox News: DHS investigates forced sterilization, hysterectomy allegations of illegal immigrants

DHS investigates forced sterilization, hysterectomy allegations of illegal immigrants This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog launched an investigation into a whistleblower complaint alleging that an outside doctor performed “mass hysterectomies” on immigrant women held [...]

Vox: The outcry over ICE and hysterectomies, explained

The outcry over ICE and hysterectomies, explained This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement is facing allegations that women detained at one of the agency’s facilities in Ocilla, Georgia, underwent unnecessary gynecological procedures, including hysterectomies. The allegations began with a [...]

NBC News: ‘Mass hysterectomies’ at ICE happened on Trump’s watch. But they’re America’s problem.

'Mass hysterectomies' at ICE happened on Trump's watch. But they're America's problem. This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. On Tuesday evening, a harrowing report surfaced after a nurse in Georgia, Dawn Wooten, accused Immigrant and Customs Enforcement officials at the Irwin County Detention Center of denying [...]

Episcopal News Service: Priest details inhumane conditions at private prison in Georgia where whistleblower reported medical abuse

Priest details inhumane conditions at private prison in Georgia where whistleblower reported medical abuse This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A priest who works to support immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at a private facility in Georgia says a whistleblower’s account of [...]

The New York Times: Inquiry Ordered Into Claims Immigrants Had Unwanted Gynecology Procedures

Inquiry Ordered Into Claims Immigrants Had Unwanted Gynecology Procedures This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. The Department of Homeland Security is investigating allegations that immigrant women detained at a privately run detention center in Georgia underwent gynecological procedures without fully understanding or consenting to [...]

POPSUGAR: A former ICE Nurse Speaks Out About Alarming Hysterectomies, Alleged COVID-19 Coverups

A Former ICE Nurse Speaks Out About Alarming Hysterectomies, Alleged COVID-19 Coverups This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A former nurse at an immigration detention center Ocilla, GA, is speaking out about the "jarring medical neglect" allegedly taking place within its walls, including an [...]

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