New Hunger Strike Draws Attention to Health Conditions at Northwest Detention Center

by Alex Garland (words and photos) At the Northwest Detention Center (NWDC), a privately-operated immigration prison owned by GEOGroup, in Tacoma, a protest is growing exponentially. Over the weekend, nearly 220 detainees joined 30 fellow detainees already involved in a hunger strike to protest living conditions and concerns over the COVID-19 virus, especially in cramped, … Continue reading New Hunger Strike Draws Attention to Health Conditions at Northwest Detention Center