Archive for June 2015

2015

19

Jun

Uprising at Central North Correctional Centre, Ontario

June 19, 2015: Forty-five inmates in two separate units of a maximum-security facility in Penetanguishene engaged in a six-hour long uprising causing an estimated $50,000 in damage, according to the president of the union that represents prison employees.

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17

Jun

Attack on Guards at Rikers Island, New York

June 17, 2015: Two men held in the Anna M. Kross Center, the mental health facility at Rikers Island, attacked 6 guards before being subdued with pepper spray.

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13

Jun

Hunger Strike at Eloy Detention Center, Arizona

June 13, 2015: Over 200 detainees sat down in the recreation yard of the Eloy Detention Center and engaged in a hunger strike in response to guard abuse and lack of medical services.

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