“FAMILY DAY WEEKEND” LETTER FROM FAMILIES OF DETAINED MIGRANTS. We are mothers, fathers, wives, partners and friends of migrant men locked up in maximum-security jails across Ontario. Our loved ones are being indefinitely jailed by Immigration Canada, and have been denied every opportunity to re-join their families and friends. We
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A ‘comic’ that illustrates one former guard’s perspective on working inside a Serco-run immigration detention centre in Australia: http://serco-story.theglobalmail.org Extremely powerful exploration!
From a CBC report on 29 January: The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed that 42-year-old Lucia Vega Jimenez was found hanging from a shower stall in the immigration holding centre at the Vancouver airport, on Dec. 20, 2013. She died one week later in a Vancouver hospital without regaining consciousness
Here is a video report on the December rally by supporters of hunger striking migrants detained in Lindsay, Ontario’s Central East Correctional Centre, a maximum security prison: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OawrCCC-EI For more information on the struggle inside the Centre and the solidarity movement outside, see http://endimmigrationdetention.com