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Torture Info Wanted

Bonnie Kerness, longtime prison rights activist; PLN supporter; and Associate Director of the American Friends Service Committee, Criminal Justice Program, is seeking information from U.S. prisoners who have been subjected to the use of restraint chairs (aka "the chair"), four-point restraints (aka "the motorcycle"), stun belts, stun grenades, gas grenades, pepper spray, CS gas, or other types of restraint, punishment, or torture/control devices.

She is preparing a report on U.S. lack of compliance with the United Nations Covenant on the Treatment of Prisoners, of which the U.S. is a signatory. Please send personal descriptions and/or affidavits to: Bonnie Kerness; AFSC - UN Report; 972 Broad Street, 6th Floor; Newark, NJ 07102

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