Trans Woman in an Illinois Prison Experienced Abuse at the Hands of Correctional Officers

A trans woman in an Illinois prison experienced abuse at the hands of correctional officers. As of December 2017, she is sentenced to solitary confinement until April 2018. The abuse of trans women, including solitary confinement, in men’s prisons is common in the US. Solitary confinement is considered a form of torture by human rights groups.

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