Central East Correctional Centre, Lindsay, Ontario, Canada
Toronto East Detention Centre, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
July 11 – July 29, 2016
October 17, 2016 – November 2, 2016

A group of immigrant detainees in two facilities in Ontario participate in a coordinated hunger strike in protest of their placement in maximum security prisons and a variety of other grievances. The outside group End Immigration Detention Network holds solidarity demonstrations and supports the strikes.

Banner Drop at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario (Source: End Immigrant Detention Network).


“Immigration detainees now on Day 14 of hunger strike in Ontario”, CBC News Canada, July 25 2016.

Ralph Goodale Yet to Confirm Meeting with Immigrant Detainees on Hunger Strike“, Huffington Post Canada, July 27 2016.