Mothers in Family Detention Launch Hunger Strike: ‘We Will Get Out Alive or Dead’ – Rewire

The hunger strikers at the Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania are responding to recent comments made by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson in which he said the average length of stay in family detention is 20 days. The women say they’ve been in detention with their children between 270 and 365 days.

Source: Mothers in Family Detention Launch Hunger Strike: ‘We Will Get Out Alive or Dead’ – Rewire

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