(12 paragraphs before Nazis' memos re exterminating Germany's mentally ill citizens and 1 paragraph after the memos; 10 links) ISOLATING CITIZENS who are mentally dysfunctional under cruel circumstances is not new; it is Nazi. In WWII Germany, extermination followed isolation. Today, 60% of America's inmates in solitary confinement are psychiatry patients. Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill exposes this unjust discrimination against Americans with Mental Disabilities in this this Sharebook, at my FreeSpeakBlog http://FreeSpeakBlog.blogspot.com and at our Care2 group where we work to decriminalize mental illness in the tradition of Dorothea Dix, a highly effective human rights advocate who delivered America's mentally ill from prison and jail chains in the 1800's -http://www.Care2.com/c2c/group/AIMI - Our advocacy to decriminalize mental illness in America experiences opposition like all effective human rights movements, such as women's suffrage, the labor movement, and the civil rights movement. Additionally, censorship is used against AIMI's director, Mary Neal, to prevent disclosure of her schizophrenic brother's secret arrest and murder in 2003 in Memphis Shelby County Jail.
Despite the attacks on AIMI's advocacy, the work is successful. (This paragraph is cyberstalked. It is coded to be small print. I noticed it when I came to this article after tweeting it 3/18/11. I changed it to agree with the font the rest of the article has, then cyberdogs change it back - Video) In the two years since the advocacy started, many more people have become aware of the discrimination and cruel victimization of mentally ill people and their families, and We the People demand change. See the truth below - our sick citizens are being isolated like they were in Nazi Germany, where they became the first victims of the Holocaust.
The secret arrest and wrongful death of Larry Neal, for which the USDOJ illegally refuses to release records, investigate, or prosecute, indicates that mentally ill Americans are also subject to extermination like Larry, with no accountability demanded. Undeterred crime usually leads to more crime. Mary Neal is distributing CDs that carry real-time video footage of the censorship and cyberstalking she experiences while working to expose her brother's murder and advocate for human rights for prisoners. The censorship happens across the Internet at major sites. This is likely done without the individual sites being aware of it, although some have experienced DoS problems and outages. Donations for the CDs will be used to further AIMI's work. Interested persons can write to MaryLovesJustice@gmail.com, but I may be prohibited from receipt of your emails, unfortunately. See a sample video at YouTube at this link showing my online input magically CHANGES
We the people have become less diligent than we should be about liberty and [equal] justice for all, especially when it comes to protecting the human rights of those who have no voice, like prisoners and some seriously handicapped persons. A trip to the Jewish Virtual Library serves to remind one that before there is number #867,235, there is a number #1. Larry Neal, a lifelong mentally ill heart patient, was secretly arrested and murdered in Memphis Shelby County Jail in 2003, and his survivors are illegally denied any records and accountability. Larry Neal was America's secret arrest and murder number #1. Who will be next? How many will follow him? Please see "No Statute of Limitations on Murder of Larry Neal" at this link: http://freespeakblog.blogspot.com/2010/02/no-statute-of-limitations-on-larry.html - CRIME UNDETERRED LEADS TO MORE CRIME. Since Larry's secret arrest and murder was covered up by authorities, three other Memphis area residents were also murdered or badly abused, and federal lawsuits were filed but never went to trial. People in the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender community are also targeted for being "unacceptably different." In 2008, Duanna Johnson was cruelly beaten and sprayed with gas by two police officers in Shelby County Jail's intake area while other officers merely looked on without intervening. A video of the police brutality was published all over the world. Johnson was murdered in November 2008 before her lawsuit was filed. Unfortunately, Johnson's sex change made her eligible for cruelty that is common to America's mentally ill.
Mentally challenged Americans in the 21st century live like people with that health condition lived in the Dark Ages. Roughly 1.25 million of the nation's inmates are imprisoned - usually naked in isolation. Restraint chairs, Tasers, and gas are used in many facilities to control them. Some mentally ill inmates have no criminal charges against them - lunacy arrests. See a report on how cruel their incarceration is at a report by The Crime Report below.
Locking Down the Mentally Ill
by James Ridgeway and Jean Casella
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 10:06 pm
Solitary Confinement Cells Have Become America’s New Asylums
“If you want to know where they are all being kept,” said Todd
Winstrom, “they’re down in the hole.”
Winstrom, a staff attorney for Disability Rights Wisconsin, was
talking about what happens to mentally ill offenders when they enter
his state’s prison system. Without treatment options—and without
anyplace else to put them—these prisoners quickly end up in solitary
confinement, where they may remain for months or years.
Since solitary confinement has been shown to cause severe
psychological trauma in prisoners without underlying psychiatric
conditions, it would be difficult to imagine a more damaging place to
incarcerate the mentally ill.
(See the entire article at the link directly above)
Please see excerpts from the Jewish Virtual Library below, and visit it online at http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/disabled.html
Nazi Extermination of People with Mental Disabilities
Letter from chief of institution for feeble-minded in Stetten to Reich Minister of justice Dr. Frank, September 6, 1940 ( Trials of War Criminals Before the Nuernberg Military Tribunals - Washington, U.S Govt. Print. Off., 1949-1953, Vol. I, p. 854).
Dear Reich Minister,
The measure being taken at present with mental patients of all kinds have caused a complete lack of confidence in justice among large groups of people. Without the consent of relatives and guardians, such patients are being transferred to different institutions. After a short time they are notified that the person concerned has died of some disease...
If the state really wants to carry out the extermination of these or at least of some mental patients, shouldn't a law be promulgated, which can be justified before the people - a law that would give everyone the assurance of careful examination as to whether he is due to die or entitled to live and which would also give the relatives a chance to be heard, in a similar way, as provided by the law for the prevention of Hereditarily affected Progeny?
Letter from Dr. Wurm, of the Wuerttemberg Evangelical Provincial Church, to Reich Minister of interior Dr. Frick, September 5, 1940 ( Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression - Washington, U.S Govt. Print. Off., 1946, Supp. A, p. 1223).
Dear Reich Minister,
On July 19th I sent you a letter about the systematic extermination of lunatics, feeble-minded and epileptic persons. Since then this practice has reached tremendous proportions: recently the inmates of old-age homes have also been included. The basis for this practice seems to be that in an efficient nation there should be no room for weak and frail people. It is evident from the many reports which we are receiving that the people's feelings are being badly hurt by the measures ordered and that the feeling of legal insecurity is spreading which is regrettable from the point of view of national and state interest.
Letter from Dr. Hilfrich, Bishop of Limburg, to the Reich Minister of Justice, August 13, 1941 (Trials of War Criminals Before the Nuernberg Military Tribunals - Washington, U.S Govt. Print. Off., 1949-1953, Vol. I, p. 845-846).
Regarding the report submitted on July 16 by the Chairman of the Fulda Bishops' conference, Cardinal Dr. Bertram, I consider it my duty to present the following as a concrete illustration of destruction of so-called "useless life".
About 8 Kilometers from Limburg in the little town of Hadamar, on a hill overlooking the town, there is an institution which had formerly served various purposes and of late had been used as a nursing home. This institution was renovated and furnished as a place in which, by consensus of opinion, the above mentioned Euthanasia has been systematically practiced for months- approximately since February 1941. This fact is, of course, known beyond the administrative district of Wiesbaden...
Several times a week buses arrive in Hadamard with a considerable number of such victims. School children of the vicinity know this vehicle and say "here comes the murder-box again". After the arrival of the vehicle, the citizens of Hadamar watch the smoke rise out of the chimney...
The effect of the principles at work here that children call each other names and say "you're crazy; you'll be sent to the baking oven in Hadamar"...
All God-fearing man consider this destruction of helpless beings a crass injustice...
Officials of the State Police, it is said, are trying to suppress discussions of the Hadamar occurrences by means of severe threats...
I beg you most humbly, Herr Reich Minister, in the sense of the report of the Episcopate of 16 July of this year, to prevent further transgressions of the Fifth Commandment of God.
Letter from Reichsfuehrer-SS Himmler to SS-Oberfuehrer Brack, December 19, 1940 (Trials of War Criminals Before the Nuernberg Military Tribunals - Washington, U.S Govt. Print. Off., 1949-1953, Vol. I, p. 856).
I hear there is great excitement on the Alb because of the Grafeneck Institution.
The population recognizes the gray automobiles of the SS and think they know what is going on at the constantly smoking crematory. What happens there is a secret and yet is no longer one. Thus the worst feeling has arisen there, and in my opinion there remains only one thing, to discontinue the use of the institution in this place and in any event disseminate information in a clever and sensible manner by showing motion pictures on the subject of inherited and mental diseases in just that locality.
May I ask for a report as to how the difficult problem is solved?
Extract from the Diary of General Halder, September-November 1941 (Trials of War Criminals Before the Nuernberg Military Tribunals - Washington, U.S Govt. Print. Off., 1949-1953, Vol. X, p. 1195-1196).
26 September 1941:
h. Mental institutions in Army Group North. Russians regard the feebleminded as sacred beings. Killing them is necessary, nontheless.
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