Central East Correctional Centre, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
October 16-29, 2016

Immigrant detainees re-launch their hunger strike (which had ended in July) in protest of their placement in maximum security prisons, indefinite detention of immigrants and a variety of other grievances. The outside group End Immigration Detention Network holds solidarity demonstrations and supports the strikes, which last over two weeks.

Citation:

“Immigration detainees in Ontario go on third hunger strike this year”, Radio Canada International, October 24, 2016.

Breaking: 17 Immigration Detainees Refusing Food at Ontario Maximum Security Prison“, End Immigration Detention Network, October 17, 2016.