Hospitals that act as modern-day debtor prisons deny rights and dignity

Hundreds of thousands of people are detained in hospitals against their will each year. Their crime? Being too poor to pay their medical bills. Robert Yates examines two practical steps that countries can take to eliminate this practice. Around the world, human-rights activists fight on behalf of people imprisoned in unsanitary jails and denied a … Continue reading Hospitals that act as modern-day debtor prisons deny rights and dignity