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Chaotic Dublin prison closure leads to fighting, crying, cutting, inmates say

“I understand that we’re criminals,” one inmate says. “But we’re still human beings.” Closing the women’s federal prison in Dublin was supposed to put a swift end to the abuse and dysfunction of the troubled facility. But inmates say the chaotic and hurried transfer of 600 inmates this past week to prisons as far as Minnesota and Miami has wrought suffering all its own.

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