‘Say nothing about my body’: US ICE detainee complains of medical abuse
Dozens of immigrant women have complained that they have undergone unnecessary invasive gynecological procedures without proper consent while in a U.S. immigration detention center. In December 2020, more than 40 women filed testimonies with the intention of filing a class action lawsuit, 34 of them alleging unnecessary invasive gynecological procedures. The BBC is examining these allegations.
You can watch the full story, “No say over my body” on BBC News and BBC World News.
Filmed by Jeb Brackner, Gabrielle Blackwood, Umit Gulsen
Production, direction and editing: Natalia Zuo
Executive Producer: Claire Williams