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USA : violence and humiliation in Alaska

On September 19, 2017, the Office of the Ombudsman of Alaska (United States) released a report on a complaint filed about a 2013 incident.

On 16 August 2013, Correctional officers of Spring Creek Correctional Center(Seward, Alaska, USA) made twelve prisoners leave their cells and made them get undressed. **They made them walk naked and handcuffed on a leash in front of the female supervisory staff. ** The prisoners were then put into prisons cells with no clothes, blankets, or mattresses for up to 12 consecutive hours. The temperature did not rise above 10 degrees.

A prisoner filed a complaint in 2013 with the Ombudsman of Alaska. Eleven other inmates confirmed the authenticity of his story.
The director of the penitentiary did not dispute the facts.

Read the original report.

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