The prison guards tasked with taking care of pro-Trump patriots arrested after Jan. 6’s demonstration in and around the U.S. Capitol are instituting a racist terror regime on the patriots, their lawyers claim.
Trump supporters have been treated like murderers, rapists and thugs by a culture openly discriminatory against them for their pro-American beliefs. This is what real institutional discrimination looks like.
“Myself and others involved in the Jan. 6 incident are scared for their lives, not from each other but from correctional officers,” said Ronald Sandlin, one of the defendants being charged for allegedly participating in the Capitol riot. “I don’t understand how this is remotely acceptable.”
Sandlin claimed he was being subjected to “mental torture” and another defendant, Ryan Samsel “was severely beaten by correctional officers, [is now] blind in one eye, has a skull fracture and detached retina.” He told a horrific story of how 60-year-old Richard Barnett was targeted with racist attacks by black prison guards.
According to Sandlin, Barnett was targeted by black prison guards who said to him: “I hate all white people and your honky religion.” This savage response is likely due to a relentless fake news media campaign painting the pro-Trump patriots as “white supremacists” and “neo-Nazis” without evidence.
“There is a pattern of abuse and of targeting of the defendants who are being held pursuant to what happened on Jan. 6,” said attorney Joseph McBride of New York, who is defending Barnett in the court of law. “It is targeted. It is ruthless. It is nonstop.”
The attorney of Samsel said that their client is virtually unrecognizable due to the thuggery inflicted on them by. Read more…