Prisons Use Solitary Confinement to Silence Strikers Nationwide—But Their Voices Have Been Heard

In commemoration of the Attica Uprising 47 years earlier, incarcerated organizers chose yesterday as the final day of the nearly three-week-long National Prison Strike that began on August 21. The … Source: Prisons Use Solitary Confinement to Silence Strikers Nationwide—But Their Voices Have Been Heard Advertisements

Seventy Detained Women Join Protest az Hunger Strike Enterz Fifth Day

Rally at 6 PM Tonight to Feature Video of Hunger Striker Singing Protest Song   Tacoma, WA – Immigrant women caged at the Northwest Detention Center confirmed that they have joined the hunger strike that has grown at the facility since this past Monday in protest of conditions inside the immigration prison. Supporters continued an […]

Hunger Strikerz Call for May 1st Rally at the Detention Center; Chicken Pox Outbreak Alarmz Those in Women’z Unit

For immediate release: April 23, 2014 Contact: Maru Mora Villalpando (206) 251-6658               Alex West (508) 246-8341 Hunger Strikers Call for May 1st Rally at the Detention Center; Chicken Pox Outbreak Alarms Those in Women’s Unit Tacoma, WA—Hunger strikers, continuing their strike now for more than forty days, have called for a rally outside the […]

Second Wave of Hunger Strikerz Begin at Northwest Detention Center

  Tacoma WA – Immigrants held at the Northwest Detention Center are once again adding their voices to the mounting outcry for President Obama to stop deportations. Seeing little change in their conditions following the hunger strike that began on March 7th, about 70 people rejoined the hunger strike on Monday, March 24th. Hearing of […]

Hunger Strikerz in Tacoma Detention Center Ask 4 our help

  HSS emergency alerts thus far have focused on the situation in the SHUs in CA, and will continue to do so.  At this time, however, we’d like to call on you to support the people on hunger strike in the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, WA, who are striking not only to protest mass […]

Immigrant detaineez on hunger strike allege threatz by guardz

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/3/20/immigration-detaineesonhungerstrikecitethreatsinhumanetreatment.htm Strikers in two centers owned by the same company allege mistreatment, call for an end to deportations   by Renee Lewis   Demonstrators opposing the deportation of undocumented immigrants hold up signs while chanting in English and Spanish outside of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., on March 11, 2014.Thomas Soerenes/AP Hunger-strikers protesting […]

NW Hunger Strike: Strike leader speakz publicly for first time; strike leaderz communicate encouragement to those on hunger strike in Texaz

Contact: Jolinda Stephens 614-915-4079 Contact: Jessica Ramirez  (206) 617-5898 NW Hunger Strike: Strike leader speaks publicly for first time; strike leaders communicate encouragement to those on hunger strike in Texas Tacoma, WA – Jose Moreno, newly released hunger strike leader, spoke publicly about conditions inside the Northwest Detention Center and the reasons for the hunger strike. […]

BREAKING: Hunger Strikez Spread to Texaz Detention Center

Systemic Abuse by GEO Group and ICE Exposed in Multi-State Effort by Detainees in Private Facilities Tacoma, WA, Conroe, TX – After a massive hunger strike inside the Tacoma Detention Center reached its 11th day, detainees found their effort spreading to other facilities inspired by their demands. Last night at midnight, immigrants held at the […]