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Mexican Government ID’s 2 Women It Says Had Nonconsensual Surgeries in ICE Custody

HeadlineOct 14, 2020
Image Credit: Southern Poverty Law Center

The Mexican government says it has identified at least two women who may have been subjected to invasive gynecological surgeries without their consent while imprisoned at Irwin Detention Center in Georgia. One of the women reportedly says she was operated on without receiving an explanation of the procedure or her medical diagnosis in Spanish.

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