Amy Goodman

D.C. Police Accused of Sexual Abuse In Arrests During Trump Inauguration

2017-06-28T10:02:13-07:00

A shocking lawsuit accuses the Washington, D.C., police of using sexual abuse as a form of punishment targeting people arrested during protests against President Donald Trump’s inauguration. A complaint by four plaintiffs charges officers stripped them, grabbed their genitalia and inserted fingers into their anuses while other officers laughed. We speak with Scott Michelman, a senior attorney at the ACLU of the District of Columbia and lecturer at Harvard Law School.

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