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Items tagged: freedom of information

Shocking New York Times article uncovers efforts to conceal immigrant deaths in detention

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From Restore Fairness blog.

A New York Times article has revealed scathing information about grave abuses of power by immigration officials desperate to conceal the deaths and mistreatment of immigrants in detention. This includes covering up evidence of gross mistreatment, undercounting the number of detention deaths, discharging patients right before they die, and major efforts to avoid scrutiny from the news media.