Five men from south Asia have been refusing food in protest at their seemingly indefinite detention by Ice in LouisianaFive men are on a hunger strike that has gone on for longer than 90 days, protesting against their detention at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) facility in Jena, Louisiana. Now advocates worry the men are on the brink of death.The men have applied for asylum in the US and are waiting for an immigration judge to rule on their cases. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jan/30/asylum-seekers-hunger-strike-louisiana-ice-detention
Author : Lauren Aratani
Publish date : 2020-01-30 09:00:12
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