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Deportation to Uganda Doesn't Violate Torture Treaty
to Uganda, notwithstanding evidence that prison conditions are "harsh and
life threatening," with "high mortality rates from overcrowding,
malnutrition, diseases spread by unsanitary conditions, and HIV/AIDS."
(95) Under INS regulations, torture must be "specifically intended to
inflict severe physical or mental pain and suffering," while these
conditions, according to the State Department, merely represented
inadequate funding. Accord, Cadet v. Bulger, 377 F.3d 1173, 1193-94 (11th
Cir. 2004) (Haitian prison conditions). See: Settenda v. Ashcroft, 377 F.3d
89 (1st Cir. 2004).
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