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2018

05

Nov

Two Uprisings by Idaho Prisoners at Eagle Pass Correctional Facility, Texas

November 5-13, 2018: Prisoners from Idaho housed in a private prison in Texas participate in two disturbances in just over a week.

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21

Aug

2018 National Prison Strike: Saguaro Correctional Center, Eloy, Arizona

August 21, 2018: Prisoners transferred from the Nevada Department of Corrections to the Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona went on hunger strike in coordination with the National Hunger Strike.

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2014

22

Aug

Protest and Uprising at Florence Correctional Center, Arizona

August 22, 2014: A group of prisoners from Vermont and housed at the private, CCA-run facility, staged a coordinated protest, refusing to return to their cells. Prison guards responded to the protest by deploying a “chemical agent.”

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2013

03

Mar

Uprising at Cimarron Correctional Facility, Oklahoma

March 3, 2013: A four hour uprising occurred at Cimarron Correctional Facility, a private prison owned by the Corrections Corporation of America. Prisoners in a single housing unit smashed windows, breached security doors, broke locks and electrical equipment, and knocked holes in the walls.

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2011

11

Oct

Unrest at North Fork Correctional Facility, Oklahoma

October 11, 2011: Prisoners take the facility after several fights break out. Cause and duration is unclear. Guards set up a morgue on the yard using a tent, though there are no fatalities. Twelve prisoners are airlifted to a hospital for severe injuries, while more than 30 suffer injuries are treated on-site.

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