Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull Orders Inquiry Into Treatment of Child Prisoners After Abuse Video Airs A video aired Monday showed detention center guards teargassing and stripping inmates.


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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull Orders Inquiry Into Treatment of Child Prisoners After Abuse Video Airs

A video aired Monday showed detention center guards teargassing and stripping inmates.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention after the airing of video showing prison guards teargassing teenage inmates and strapping a half-naked, hooded-boy to a chair.

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) aired CCTV footage late Monday of inmates in a Northern Territory juvenile detention center also being stripped naked, thrown by the neck into a cell, and held for long periods in solitary confinement. … http://europe.newsweek.com/australian-pm-malcolm-turnbull-orders-inquiry-treatment-child-prisoners-after-483870?rm=eu

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