Press Release – Community Protests Abuse of Immigrants in Bulter County Jail, Deportation of Key Witness

Immigrant youth, community leaders, and advocates rallied to show solidarity following reports of severe physical violence, medical neglect, and racist and anti-Muslim harassment at Butler County Jail, detailed in a civil rights lawsuit and an open demand letter signed by 50+ men detained at Butler County Jail.

About IJPC

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center educates and advocates for peace, challenges unjust local, national and global systems, and promotes the creation of a nonviolent society. IJPC is supported by faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. We address local, national and international concerns focusing on the death penalty, immigration, human trafficking and peace and nonviolence.