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Dear Gillian I am not a religionist, but have a sense of ‘sympathy’ and ‘respect’ towards those still caught in the mire of the elaborate
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Do not threaten or beat prisoners. If the prisoners disobey the rules or ignore warnings, report to your supervisor in writing or by mouth.