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Boy Tied and Abused for Years in Finnish Care Home

By Human Rights Watch
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Tied to a bed at night, forced to wear a makeshift straitjacket, strapped to a chair with insulation tape and cargo straps for several hours a day. This, for many years, was the daily reality for Noah (pseudonym), a boy with autism living in a privately run care home in Finland. Click to expand Image At night, staff tied a boy with autism to this bed in a care home in Finland. © 2021 MOT/Yle According to an investigation by Finland’s Yle TV1 MOT program, which recently exposed the case, the facility’s management instructed staff members to tie down the boy to prevent him from hitting…

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