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ICE Sued for Records on Forced Sterilizations at Georgia Immigration Jail

HeadlineOct 30, 2020

The immigrant rights organization Project South, alongside other legal groups, is suing Immigration and Customs Enforcement for failing to turn over records of nonconsensual medical procedures performed on immigrant prisoners, including invasive gynecological surgeries and forced sterilizations at Irwin Detention Center in Georgia. The Intercept reports at least 57 women may have undergone aggressive and unnecessary gynecological procedures at the privately owned prison since 2018. Click here to watch our interview with one of the survivors.

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