Tuesday, February 24, 2009

US:Jailing Kids for Cash أمريكا:سجن الأطفال من أجل المال

As many as 5,000 children in Pennsylvania have been found guilty, and up to 2,000 of them jailed, by two corrupt judges who received kickbacks from the builders and owners of private prison facilities that benefited. The two judges pleaded guilty in a stunning case of greed and corruption that is still unfolding. Judges Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. and Michael T. Conahan received $2.6 million in kickbacks while imprisoning children who often had no access to a lawyer. The case offers an extraordinary glimpse into the shameful private prison industry that is flourishing in the United States.
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سجن أكثر من 5000 طفل من أجل أن يحصل القضاة علي حوالي 2.5 مليون دولار من مقاولي بناء السجون
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