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Azadeh Shahshahani

Azadeh Shahshahani is Legal and Advocacy Director with Project South and a past President of the National Lawyers Guild.

US & Canada

The US must stop using private prisons

Donald Trump might be a fan of private prisons, but they are costly and abusive.

US & Canada

The 'sunk costs' of a profit-driven prison system

The number of immigrants held in detention in the US - many in for-profit prisons - has nearly doubled since 2001.