19 ianuarie 2021

Federal Prison Took Nine Months to Investigate Reality Winner’s Abuse Claim

theintercept.com

On New Year’s Eve , Billie Winner-Davis, the mother of National Security Agency whistleblower Reality Winner, received a panicked call from the Fort Worth, Texas, prison where her daughter is serving a more than five-year sentence. Winner revealed to her mother that she had filed a sexual assault complaint in March under the Prison Rape Elimination Act, or PREA. The months-old claim, though, had become newly urgent. In December, Winner told her mother, through tears, that the guard she accused [...]