Federal lawsuit alleges brutal abuse by Souza-Baranowski officers

Inmates recount weeks-long campaign of racially charged violence

A FEDERAL LAWSUIT filed by Prisoners’ Legal Services on Monday alleges brutal, violent, and racist behavior by correctional officers at the Souza-Baranowski prison, giving a rare look at the alleged horrific abuse that occurred behind the prison walls.  The lawsuit followed a Boston Globe Spotlight investigation last summer, which depicted a chilling account of excessive force by prison officers at Souza-Baranowski.(...)

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