Here’s one we can file under “stories the media would rather you didn’t know about.” After years of virtue signaling and fake outrage about the treatment of migrant children under the Trump administration, the press is now demonstrating that they never cared about them in the first place.
It turns out that at least one detention center in El Paso, TX is subjecting migrant children to conditions that are worse than being in prison. As of this writing, only two media outlets have bothered to give the issue any real attention.
BBC News reported that the children being kept at Fort Bliss are languishing in substandard living conditions. They are dealing with disease, unsafe food, and even sexual abuse.
One of the children stated that they were being served undercooked meat. One of the staffers explained that one of the kids said, “sometimes the chicken had blood, the meat very red. We couldn’t stand our hunger and we ate it, but we got sick from it.”
The children are also being subjected to various diseases. COVID-19 has been rampant in the camp with many of the minors becoming sick due to living in tents and being in constant close proximity to other children. Lice are also an issue. One tent, which housed 800 girls, was shut down due to the infection and lack of resources to deal with the problem.
Even worse are the reports of sexual abuse being inflicted on the kids. A secret recording given to BBC News revealed an employee voicing her concerns about how the minors were being treated. She said: We have already caught staff with minors inappropriately.”
Another employee stated that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spoke with members of the staff about an incident involving rape.
“DHS mentioned there was a rape – they are giving the girls pregnancy tests,” the employee explained. “And I heard the other night that another contractor was caught in a boys’ tent, you know, doing things with him.”
However, this isn’t the extent of the problem.
CBS News reported that “the level of distress among migrant
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