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2020

21

Mar

Protest on Rikers Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

March, 2020: In response to a growing outbreak of COVID-19 on Rikers Island, prisoners have participated in multiple protests demanding proper medical care, access to protective equipment and cleaning supplies, and release of certain high risk prisoners and prisoners with short sentences for nonviolent offenses.

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2015

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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