LA Jail Treated Protesters ‘Like Animals,’ Report Charges

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Scores of protesters arrested last summer after Alton Sterling's fatal shooting were treated "like animals" and humiliated inside the East Baton Rouge, La., Parish Prison, charges a scathing new report that describes the lockup's conditions as unconstitutional, The Advocate reports. The demonstrators, most of whom were booked on counts of obstructing a highway, were subjected to excessive force, including the indiscriminate use . . .

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