Tacoma, Washington: ICE Detainees Begin Hunger Strike

HeadlineFeb 09, 2018
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In Tacoma, Washington, at least 120 immigrants detained by ICE at the Northwest Detention Center have begun a hunger strike, protesting abuses at the hands of guards with the for-profit prison company GEO Group. The prisoners are demanding larger portions of edible, nutritious food; an end to arbitrary searches; and an end to the widespread use of solitary confinement at the prison.

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