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.
“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.