Mon. Jun 17th, 2024
Thousands of gang members moved to new ‘mega prison’ in El Salvador
Handout picture released by the Press Secretary of the Presidency of El Salvador showing police officers in riot gear guarding the arrival of inmates belonging to the MS-13 and 18 gangs to the new prison

Inmates arrive to the brand new jail ‘Terrorist Confinement Centre’ (CECOT) (Image: Salvadorean Presidency/AFP by way of Getty)

Handout picture released by the Press Secretary of the Presidency of El Salvador showing police officers in riot gear guarding the arrival of inmates belonging to the MS-13 and 18 gangs to the new prison

It Is considered ‘The United States’s biggest’ mega-jail (Image: Salvadorean Presidency/AFP by means of Getty)

Handout picture released by the Press Secretary of the Presidency of El Salvador showing the arrival of inmates belonging to the MS-13 and 18 gangs to the new prison

The jail is designed to accommodate 40,000 criminals (Picture: Salvadorean Presidency/AFP by the use of Getty Images)

Handout picture released by the Press Secretary of the Presidency of El Salvador showing police officers in riot gear guarding the arrival of inmates belonging to the MS-13 and 18 gangs to the new prison

The inmates had their heads shaved and were stripped right down to white shorts (Image: Salvadorean Presidency/AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

Handout picture released by the Press Secretary of the Presidency of El Salvador showing the arrival of inmates belonging to the MS-13 and 18 gangs to the new prison

They were moved from the Izalco prison (Picture: Salvadorean Presidency/AFP by means of Getty Pictures)

Arrests will also be made with no warrant, personal communications are out there by means of the government, and detainees no longer have the suitable to a attorney.

Human rights firms argue that innocent other folks have been caught up in the coverage, including dozens who’ve died in police custody.

However Bukele’s anti-gang push is still widely well liked by Salvadorans, and the country’s security minister told Reuters it would proceed till all criminals are captured.

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