Bexar County inmate dies after taken off life support
An inmate has died after a suicide attempt in the Bexar County Adult Detention Center, the Bexar County Sheriff's Office said. The inmate was identified as 35-year-old Rondell Lee Peterson who was booked on two warrants for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Trafficking of Persons. BCSO said Peterson tried to hang himself on Saturday, Nov. 2. A deputy, who was passing Peterson's cell, intervened by using his cutting tool to stop the attempt.The medical staff attempted CPR, but Peterson was unresponsive. He was taken to University Hospital where he was put on life support.
In years past, migrants seeking asylum in the United States moved quickly through this violent territory on their way to the U . S ., but now GENEVA – An independent expert working with the U . N . human rights office estimates that over 100 , 000 children are being held in migration - related detention in
With over 100 , 000 children still in migration - related detention , the United States leads the world with the highest number of children in migration - related Referencing the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Nowak said that "the detention of children shall only be a measure of last resort and only if
GENEVA (AP) — An independent expert working with the U.N. human rights office estimates that over 100,000 children are being held in migration-related detention in the United States.
Buncombe County inmate dies in custody after 'injuring himself,' Sheriff's office says
A Buncombe County Sheriff's Office spokesman said the inmate had not been on suicide watch, but declined to provide details on the man's injuries.Eric Grogan, 45, injured himself Nov. 8, the sheriff's office said in a news release. Detention officers and medical staff administered first aid and attempted lifesaving measures prior to his transport to Mission Hospital by EMS, the release said. Grogan succumbed to his injuries two days later on Nov. 10.
More than 100 , 000 children are being held in migration - related detention in the US , a new UN study finds. The United States has the world's highest rate of children in detention , including more than 100 , 000 in immigration-related custody that violates international law, the author of a United Nations
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. As the Trump administration ramps up the construction of tent camps, what remains clear is that the big business of detention centers for migrant children will only continue to grow, and that few safeguards
Human rights lawyer Manfred Nowak said Monday the U.S. is holding “far more” than are other countries for which he has reliable figures. About 60 out of every 100,000 children in the U.S. are deprived of liberty, versus about five on average in Western Europe.
Nowak said country-specific figures for the U.N. Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty, a version of which was released in July, will be published Tuesday. Data came from government and advocacy group statistics.
The U.S. government didn’t respond to his team’s questionnaire. The U.S. is the only country not to have ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Influenza vaccine denied to border camp detainees .
More than 61,000 adults died from complications of the flu illness in 2018.The average number of people in CBP custody each day is about 3,500, according to the latest data released by the federal agency. That's down from a peak of about 20,000 earlier this year.