Archive for December 2016

2016

27

Dec

Food Strike at Baraga Correctional Facility, Michigan

December 27-28, 2016: About 80 prisoners at Baraga Correctional Facility in Michigan refused to go to the chow hall during meal time for at least two days in order to protest the quality and the quantity of food served to them by private contractor Trinity Services Group.

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Dec

Uprising at California Correctional Center, Susanville

December 20-21, 2016: A riot involving at least a hundred prisoners breaks out in the medium security unit. Guards fire live ammunition at prisoners and one prisoner is shot.

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Dec

Uprising at Saskatchewan Penitentiary, Canada

December 14, 2016: At least 185 prisoners refuse to attend their normally-scheduled activities and instead mask up, destroy surveillance cameras, erect barricades, set fires, destroy significant portions of the prison and smash a hole in the floor so they can move to different units.

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