This may be the most shocking piece I have ever read about the USA, a country I’ve loved and admired all my life. ⁦What is to become of us? ⁦
"In the facility’s standard cages, there is no soap or showering for the kids. Though 72 hours is the longest a minor can be legally confined in such a facility, some had been there almost a month."
the Border Patrol child concentration camps are a festering pit of disease due to hideous overcrowding and abject lack of basic medical care
Who’s in charge and why is no one in trouble for this?
The pediatrician Dolly Lucio Sevier found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma among the sick children she examined at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas, reports
One day US administration officials will go to jail for this and you won't find anyone in British politics who remembers having been fine with Donald Trump
What a pediatrician saw when she examined children held at detention centers.
The pediatrician Dolly Lucio Sevier found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma among the sick children she examined at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas, reports
Every US citizen should read this, to know what their government is doing in their name
Pediatrician Dolly Lucio Sevier found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma among the sick children she examined at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas, reports
"At 5:53, the guard with the surgical mask brought in the 3-year-old Sevier had requested to see, holding her by the armpits, like a puppy." Oof.
Gut-wrenching account from doctor inside a Border Patrol facility
“She wasn’t permitted to enter the area where they were being held … instead… she manually reviewed a 50-page printout of that day’s detainees, and highlighted the names of children with a 2019 birth date—the babies—before moving on to the toddlers.”
"when Sevier asked the 38 children she examined that day about sanitation, they all said they weren't allowed to wash their hands or brush their teeth."
It’s hard to be proud of my country this July 4th. Apologies to our soldiers who have to march and preen for Draft Dodger in chief And to Border patrol for doing jobs they aren’t hired for. Border Patrol's Oversight of Sick Migrant Children - The Atlantic
This is deeply, deeply disturbing
Pediatrician Dolly Lucio Sevier found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma among the sick children she examined at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas, reports
The pediatrician Dolly Lucio Sevier found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma among the sick children she examined at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas, reports
my god “After the exam, the child lingered, and Sevier offered to hold her. She climbed into the doctor’s lap and fell asleep in less than a minute. The squalor, the lighting, the agents, and the event that evening fell away from Sevier’s consciousness.”
#MAGA #Trump2020 #TrumpTrain2020 Anyone considering listening to Trump, America's first CHILD ABUSE President on the 4th is MORALLY OBLIGATED to read this. THIS is what Trump does to children and WHAT you are condoning and supporting. RETWEET, please.
Remember this piece the next time you hear someone giggling about liberals' Tump Derangement Syndrome
“she wasn’t permitted to enter the area where they were being held, many in cages … she reviewed a 50-page printout of that day’s detainees, and highlighted names of children with a 2019 birth date—the babies—before moving on to the toddlers.”
Dolly Lucio Sevier MD, thank you
Can we agree that children held in detention--indeed, anyone held in detention--deserve access to basic sanitation and appropriate medical care? Is that so hard?
Pediatrician of the year, 2019: The pediatrician Dolly Lucio Sevier found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma among the sick children she examined at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas. reports
Il faut lire ce papier. Réaliser ce que c’est qu’être #exilé & se heurter à l’innommable, lorsque l’exil tant espéré vous rejette violemment ; rejette & maltraite jusqu’aux plus petits des enfants. Border Patrol's Oversight of Sick Migrant Children
Trump is committing crimes against humanity
An urgent international outcry is needed - this is systematic abuse by government. ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
This is horrendous
"They had not been allowed to bathe or change since crossing the Rio Grande ...two-thirds of the kids she examined had symptoms of respiratory infection. The guards wore surgical masks, but the detainees breathed the air unfiltered."
However bad you think this will be, it’s worse.
Happy Independence Day everyone.
The pediatrician Dolly Lucio Sevier found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma among the sick children she examined at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas, reports
My god Border Patrol's Oversight of Sick Migrant Children - The Atlantic
America, 2019: warehousing children in squalor, prohibiting them from bathing, and carrying them around by their armpits like dogs. I am ashamed of my government.
The pediatrician Dolly Lucio Sevier found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma among the sick children she examined at a Border Patrol facility in South Texas, reports
Border Patrol's Oversight of Sick Migrant Children - The Atlantic
I hope everyone celebrating #July4th today is going to call their representatives on Monday, and every day after that, to demand this inhumane treatment of people STOP. #CloseTheCamps
This is a shocking report from a paediatrician helping babies and children inside a detention centre. On this July 4th America has much to be proud of but on this it should be ashamed #AChildIsAChild
What a Pediatrician Saw Inside a Border Patrol Warehouse
“We located the bodies,” he said, in paramilitary slang. “I’ll bring them right in.” (Border agent was referring to toddlers).
What a Pediatrician Saw Inside a Border Patrol Warehouse
US Border Patrol...I can't even begin to describe my revulsion. #Solidarity with the organisations fighting this inhumanity. #IndependenceDay2019
Border Patrol's Oversight of Sick Migrant Children
What a US Pediatrician Saw Inside a US Border Patrol Warehouse: evaluated dozens of sick children at a facility in South Texas. She found evidence of infection, malnutrition, and psychological trauma via
I would like to hear the British Foreign Secretary condemn this.
Children and babies seeking safety in the #USA are being separated from their family members and held in cages in overcrowded, unsafe conditions. Many have died in government custody. #4thOfJuly #FamiliesBelongTogether
Believe me, this is going to get worse before it ends. #bioethics #migration #DonaldTrump #children