Arrested Reporter Slams Conditions at US Detention Centers
|07/18/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
MEMPHIS, TENN. — A Spanish-language reporter who was recently released from immigration custody said Wednesday that he was held for 15 months in detention centers that were plagued by insects and he had to bathe with cold water from hoses.
During a news conference, Manuel Duran discussed what he called inhumane conditions at immigration detention facilities in Louisiana and Alabama. Duran was released from an Alabama facility on bail last week as immigration courts consider his request for asylum.
The El Salvador native was arrested while covering an April 3, 2018, rally protesting immigration policies in Memphis. read more >>>