National Immigrant Justice Center
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Courthouse News Service: Torture of Gay Immigration Prisoners Alleged
The U.N. Special Rappoteur on Torture, Juan Mendez, issued a report stating that the abuse suffered by detained gay and transgender immigrants in the U.S. government's custody amounts to torture. NIJC exposed the abuse in its multi-individual complaint submitted to the Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on behalf of LGBT individuals in immigration detention.