The Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center in Staunton, Va. In a federal lawsuit, immigrant children as young as 14 held at the facility say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement. Photo: AP

Lawsuit by young immigrants detained in Virginia centre alleges abuse by guards

Federal suit contends teenagers, held for crossing border illegally, were stripped, beaten and placed in solitary confinement

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The Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center in Staunton, Va. In a federal lawsuit, immigrant children as young as 14 held at the facility say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement. Photo: AP
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