Dawn Wooten, a nurse at the immigration detention center in Georgia made allegations of mass hysterectomies and medical malpractices at the facility.
Wooten described to The Intercept how she repeatedly complained to staff leadership before she was demoted in early July from working full time to an on-call position. She was only offered a few hours a month — a move she charges was retaliation for speaking up and demanding stricter medical safety protocols. The Hill quoted her as saying,"'I became a whistleblower, now I'm a target. But 'I'll be a target anytime,' she said, rather than staying a part of what she called an 'inhumane' system."
The Department of Homeland Security is investigating the allegations that immigrant women detained at a privately run detention center in Georgia underwent gynecological procedures without fully understanding or consenting to them, reported The New York Times.