Treating prisoners humanely

On the latest episode of his show Last Week Tonight, John Oliver continues his series of exposes on the awful incarceration system in the US where prisoners are subjected to cruel conditions, as if the fact that they have been convicted of a crime means that they cease to be deserving of the minimal requirements of decency.

In the clip, he shows one prison superintendent who seems to be an outright sociopath in the way he responds to conditions in his prison.


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