Prisoner abuse

Prisoner abuse is the mistreatment of persons while they are under arrest or incarcerated. Abuse falling into this category includes:

Psychological abuse

White noise

The endless playing of random static (similar to that of unused TV frequencies) with no pattern; this can cause insanity and mental disorders.


Needless insults and profanity to prisoners to gain a feeling of superiority by any figure of authority.

Enablement of Sexual Predators

Prisoner are sometimes purposefully housed with known rapists of other prisoners by prison guards-or protection from known rapists is purposefuly withheld. These practices create a very high incidence of rape in US prisons. This was the topic of the 2001 report No Escape from Human Right Watch.


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