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Thu Oct 22, 2020, 08:21 AM

US Ice officers 'used torture to make Africans sign own deportation orders'

Cameroonians say officers choked, beat and threatened to kill them, as lawyers tell of pre-election removal drive

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/22/us-ice-officers-allegedly-used-torture-to-make-africans-sign-own-deportation-orders

US immigration officers allegedly tortured Cameroonian asylum seekers to force them to sign their own deportation orders, in what lawyers and activists describe as a brutal scramble to fly African migrants out of the country in the run-up to the elections.

Many of the Cameroonian migrants in a Mississippi detention centre refused to sign, fearing death at the hands of Cameroonian government forces responsible for widespread civilian killings, and because they had asylum hearings pending.

According to multiple accounts, detainees were threatened, choked, beaten, pepper-sprayed and threatened with more violence to make them sign. Several were put in handcuffs by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) officers, and their fingerprints were taken forcibly in place of a signature on documents called stipulated orders of removal, by which the asylum seekers waive their rights to further immigration hearings and accept deportation.

Lawyers and human rights advocates said there had been a significant acceleration of deportations in recent weeks, a trend they see as linked to the looming elections and the possibility that Ice could soon be under new management

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ItsjustMe Oct 22 OP
Ferrets are Cool Oct 22 #1
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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 22, 2020, 08:24 AM

1. Pardon me for one moment

GOD DAMNED MOTHERFUCKERS

I loathe torture at ALL times, but especially when it is done with MY fucking tax dollars.

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Thu Oct 22, 2020, 08:37 AM

2. Does our...

Does our Fascist Regime smell trouble? Why are the goons at ICE ramping the deportations up and resorting to torture?

The article indicates what is being done in our name and reveals both the agenda and style of what will accelerate over four more years of Dear Leader.

That's a warning right there. It just expands. It has to. Persecution, camps and torture are the fuel for the torches of dictators and Fascist regimes.

The only, serious question would be, who's next? Me? You? People we know?

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Thu Oct 22, 2020, 08:51 AM

3. There need to be charges, convictions and jail sentences. . . . nt

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Response to ItsjustMe (Original post)

Thu Oct 22, 2020, 01:29 PM

4. Get rid of ICE

They are obviously too corrupt to reform them. This is way over the top. Something a corrupt dictatorship would do.

If judicial system was working they would be immediately arrested.

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