Daily Archive: July 27, 2016

Australia’s Abu Ghraib-Like Torture of Jailed Children Captured in Chilling TV Footage

UNICEF Australia says government’s treatment of juvenile detainees “may amount to torture” Footage from an ABC investigation revealed juvenile detention center guards in Australia’s Northern Territory shackling, hooding, taunting, and teargassing detained children—as well as leaving them in solitary confinement for extended periods of time. Such abuse of children “may amount to torture by the government responsible for their care.”...