The Trump Administration Has Converted US Immigration Policy into a Policy of Genocide.
The Trump admin. also claims that seizing children is a necessary consequence of the "zero tolerance policy", as they can’t stay with parents who are being prosecuted.

+ Human Rights Watch reports that children have been taken from adults who were not prosecuted.
+ The New York Times reports that Trump’s Admin. began seizing children in October 2017, six months before the zero tolerance policy was implemented.
Here’s the definition of genocide:

genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

(a) Killing members of the group;
(b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;

(c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;
(d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;

(e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.
Note “in whole or in part.” You don’t have to try to destroy every member of a targeted group. Intending to destroy part of it constitutes genocide.

Since 2017, 39 adults have died in ICE custody or immediately after being released. And, 8 children.
The child separation policy is not a necessary consequence of prosecuting adults and is not designed to protect children.

Administration officials have said that it’s intended to deter migration,
but I think it is intended to satisfy sadistic, racist, mysogynistic, & xenophobic urges and to court political support from sadists, racists, mysogynists & xenophobes.
Section (b) recognizes serious mental harm as a type of genocide. And, children suffer both mental & physical abuse as a result of being separated them from their parents.

Since Oct. 2017, 4,556 children have reported sexual assault & harrassment. That’s serious mental harm.
1,303 of of the 4,556 reports were referred to the Justice Dept. Of those 1,303 cases deemed the most serious, 178 were accusations that adult staff members had sexually assaulted these immigrant children.

We hear nothing about this.
A concentration camp is

a place where large numbers of people (such as prisoners of war, political prisoners, refugees, or the members of an ethnic or religious minority) are confined without trial under armed guard.
It’s nearly impossible to close a system of concentration camps after they take root.

History has proven that it usually takes an outside nation (or nations).

The people who are profiting from the camps give money to elected officials & tell them not to close the camps.
The people who own stock in private migrant concentration camps are getting rich from this genocide. Companies are getting contracts to provide supplies; so shareholders are profiting.

Many people have jobs in the camps & the supply companies.
Sidenote: Unfettered monopolistic capitalism has always been a precursor for fascism. Fascism gives a greenlight to genocide & increase in human trafficking.
Adoption agencies have found a new supply of warm bodies to sell to eager childless couples. Pedophile rings are picking off the slow & the weak from that same population of kids.

Don't forget children have been moved to hotels during this pandemic & we've "lost track" of them.
Towns with concentration camps would lose jobs if the camps closed. Their residents probably would not vote for a Congress member who voted to close the camps. (Seriously).

The annual cost of incarcerating only the children is over $1 billion.
Andrea Pitzer, author of One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, warns that a system of concentration camps goes through an initial phase of about 3 or 4 years during which it sometimes can be shut down, but after that it’s nearly unstoppable.
Concentration camps are a symbol of everything our society is supposed to stand against: the arbitrary use of power, the stripping of people’s rights, the systematic removal of liberty; dehumanization, abuse, torture, murder & genocide.
If you've made it this far in my thread: thank you for your time & please when you vote on Nov-3rd, remember that Trump & his administration are literally profiting off these concentration camps & we must keep the pressure on Biden to close these camps.
We cannot allow this to continue.

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