Masía Can Gener

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Masía Can Gener was an unregistered Brat Camp located near the town of Sant Llorenç de la Muga in Girona, Spain.

It was raided by the Spanish police in 2006.

The detained teenagers aged between 14 and 17 who has a Swiss background has been sent to the facility by their parents paying about 4000 euros per month for the "treatment".

It was connected to a organization in Zurich, Switzerland called "Time Out" <Ref>Adolescentes problemáticos (Youth problems), 39ymas</Ref>.

Living conditions[redigér]

The teenagers seemed to have been punished by being forced to stay in cages designed for wild boars. According to the authorities the dimension of the cages was down to one square meter <Ref>Tres detenidos en Girona por maltratar a menores suizos en un correccional privado sin licencia - (Three arrested in Girona by abusing minors in a Swiss private correctional unlicensed), Noticias</Ref>.

In the news[redigér]

The police arrested three persons in relationship with the closure of the camp. According to Pia Bosch, none of the staff members were licensed to work with minors.

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