Kansas Prison Harassing Muslim Woman, Denied Her Medication

A Muslim woman held at a Leavenworth Detention Center was regularly harassed by officers at the facility. Among other acts of discrimination, they mocked her hijab and wrongfully confiscated it.

Valeriece Ealom, 49, has complained that staff at the Leavenworth Detention Center have repeatedly disparaged her wearing of a headscarf, calling it a “rag” and have ordered her to take it off before being allowed to leave her cell.

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