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Video Shows Philly Guard Beat Prisoner, but Prisoner is Chargednew

Prisoner John Steckley looks like he might have been mouthing off as he walked out of the visitors' room at Philadelphia's Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, but he appeared to be posing no physical threat to the guard standing at the door. Even so, the corrections officer coldcocked Steckley in the face and then, along with another guard, proceeded to beat him.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Daniel Denvir  |  10-30-2014  |  Crime & Justice

The American Press Saw No Evil, Heard No Evil, Reported No Evilnew

As American legislators and pundits gather to heap criticism on the Bush administration over the Abu Ghraib prison abuse in Iraq, the American press has silently slithered away from taking any responsibility for its inability to report on the behavior of U.S. soldiers until the story was dumped on its lap.
The Athens NEWS  |  Abhinav Aima  |  08-07-2004  |  Media

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