750 Immigration Detainees on Hunger Strike in US (9)

Fars News Agency 2014.03.09 10:39
TEHRAN (FNA)- US Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed that 750 detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state have refused to eat and say they are on a hunger strike. An immigrant activist says the hunger strike started Friday as a protest against deportations as well as center conditions, AP reported Saturday. The center currently houses nearly 1,300 people being investigated for possible deportation.
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