Horrific treatment the norm on Rikers Island, according to prison rights advocate

Brutality is totally unnecessary, it is savage, not civil

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A video of teenage boy Kalief Browder being beaten by officers and inmates at Rikers Island Prison is getting significant media coverage and bringing more criticism upon America’s justice system. Manila Chan speaks with prison rights advocate Cecily McMillan about the incident and work being undertaken to improve the lives of those locked up in US jails.

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