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USA: Californian Prisons: Failure to protect prisoners from abuse Amnesty International's continuing concerns

, Index number: AMR 51/079/2000

This document highlights incidents in the past decade in Californian prisons in which guards have been accused of failing to protect prisoners, or deliberately setting them up for attack. Despite recent changes in policy, the organization remains concerned that the authorities are not doing enough to prevent similar abuses from taking place.

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