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Mississippi Prisons

Fourteen inmates at Parchman Prison filed a federal class action against the Mississippi Department of Prisons for the “serious harm in the form of prison violence, and … the squalid conditions in which they are forced to live,” which led to nine deaths already this year at Parchman.

GREENVILLE, Miss. — Fourteen inmates at Parchman Prison filed a federal class action against the Mississippi Department of Prisons for the “serious harm in the form of prison violence, and … the squalid conditions in which they are forced to live,” which led to nine deaths already this year at Parchman.

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