Transgender woman’s detention in Hong Kong all-male prison ‘unconstitutional’, court toldUploader: Akinojind 5 years ago Subscribe 9
She was arrested for drug offences in June and paraded in front of male detainees at Central Police Station, it was claimed. The same court sentenced minor Marah Bakir, 17, from Jerusalem to 8 years in prison. These techniques of torture and ill-treatment are used not only as means to intimidate Palestinian women detainees but also as tools to humiliate Palestinian women and coerce them into giving confessions. This form of discrimination is compounded by the denial of other forms of culturally and religiously sensitive social services and professionals.