Click here to read the full article.
President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador isn’t playing around when it comes to gang violence.
On Friday, Bukele showcased a new prison intended for hardened gang members in a video shared on his official Twitter account.
The video detailed a law enforcement operation in which 2,000 detainees were transferred from other jails and prisons to El Salvador’s Center for the Confinement of Terrorism, a new facility intended to house gang members.
The prisoners — many of them tattooed with gang imagery — were made to shuffle in an exposed state in handcuffs as they were led to their new residence in the video.
“Today at dawn, in a single operation, we transferred the first 2,000 gang members to the Center for the Confinement of Terrorism (CECOT),” began the tweet, according to a Google translation.
“This will be their new house, where they will live for decades, mixed up, unable to do any more harm to the population.”
Continue reading here.
Scroll down for comments and share your thoughts!
GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings