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United States: HRW Honoree Allowed Access to Los Angeles Jail

After spending two years fighting for access to the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail, Javier Stauring, a children's rights advocate and Human Rights Watch honoree, was finally allowed to return to the facility. A chaplain who had worked in the juvenile wing, Stauring was barred from entering the jail after he publicly denounced the harsh detention conditions he saw there.

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