Contrary to what some Republicans say, these places are concentration camps by any sense of the word.
“This administration has established concentration camps on the southern border of the United States for immigrants, where they are being brutalized with dehumanizing conditions and dying. This is not hyperbole. It is the conclusion of expert analysis. And for the shrieking Republicans who don’t know the difference: concentration camps are not the same as death camps. Concentration camps are considered by experts as “the mass detention of civilians without trial.” And that’s exactly what this administration is doing.”
Those are the words of freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on June 18th. I fully agree with her words. She has been taken to task by republicans, and even by Yad Vashem, of the Holocaust research center. I have read the arguments, pro and con, and I still agree with Ms. Ocasio-Cortez. The conditions under which we are holding people, particularly children, against their will and for no legitimate reason, is…
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