Updated Sat., Oct. 15, 2011
-- The inhumane conditions for migrants at the Pinal County Jail
violates US treaties on human rights and torture, ACLU Policy Director
Anjali Abraham said Friday.
"Terminate the contract with Pinal County Jail right away," said
Abraham, making recommendations to ICE, at the Human Rights
Documentation and Social Media Reporting Conference in Tucson.
Consulate in Tucson Juan Manuel Calderon Jaimes was among those
attending the conference held on the campus of the University of
Abraham said the current immigration detention system in the US violates
a number of constitutional and international rights. These include the
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Convention
Against Torture, and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of
Racial Discrimination, treaties ratified by the US that ap
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