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Celebrating Cyntoia Brown's Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars


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Celebrating Cyntoia Brown's Clemency, Rights Advocates Vow to Continue Fighting for Human Trafficking Survivors Behind Bars

Julia Conley, staff writer

A decade-long campaign which garnered national headlines in recent months came to fruition on Monday, as Gov. Bill Haslam (R-Tenn.) granted clemency to Cyntoia Brown, a sex-trafficking survivor who has been behind bars for 15 years for murder.


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Why on earth does the poor woman have to wait until August 7 for release? Another 8 months? Why?


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That was my question exactly, when I read it–August? Eight more months, when she’s already been incarcerated for 15 years!!! WTF?