Immigrant Detainees Launch Hunger Strike at 2nd GEO-Owned Prison

Immigrant Detainees Launch Hunger Strike at 2nd GEO-Owned Prison

A second hunger strike has broken out at an immigration detention center owned by the private prison corporation, GEO Group. Detainees at the Joe Corley Detention Center in Conroe, Texas, have begun refusing meals in protest of their treatment there. The action comes as detainees at the GEO Group-run Tacoma Detention Center in Washington state are entering their third week on hunger strike. The Obama administration ordered a review of deportation procedures last week amidst a wave of criticism of policies that have separated nearly two million people from their families.

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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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