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Hunger Strike Spreads at For-Profit Immigrant Detention Center

HuttoA hunger strike is spreading at a for-profit detention center housing asylum-seekers in Texas–we talk to someone who’s been in the center, and is in touch with the strikers.

Guests:

  • Nadia Ben Youseff, US Representative of Adalah, The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel
  • Anonymous individual who regularly visits women participating in the Hutto Detention Center Hunger Strike, and is part of Texans United for Families, a group supporting the strike.
  • Mike Smith, Founder and Director of the American Indian Film Festival

 

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