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Asylum Seekers End Hunger Strike at ICE Jail in Tacoma, Washington

HeadlineFeb 07, 2023

Over 150 people locked up at ICE’s Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington, have ended their hunger strike after nearly a week but said they are ready to restart the peaceful demonstration if officials don’t fulfill their promise to improve living conditions. Their demands included nutritious meals, clean facilities and proper medical care. Hunger strikers reported retaliation from ICE and the GEO Group, which runs the detention center.

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