#MigrantStrike: Immigration Detainees on Hunger Strike


160710_HungerStrike_Meme 1 (v2)Almost 60 Black and Brown immigrants in two maximum security prisons in Ontario began refusing food on the morning of Monday, July 11th.

Their demands are simple: they don’t want to be jailed indefinitely, without charges or trial, in maximum security
prisons.

For media inquiries, please click here.

The men are taking a courageous stance, refusing to allow their humanity to be stripped away behind bars. They are calling on all of us to support them. Here’s what you can do:

  • If you haven’t yet, sign their petition!
  • Take a moment to call, tweet and email Minister Ralph Goodale and ask him to meet with the hunger strikers – 613-947-1153 /  @RalphGoodale / ralph.goodale@parl.gc.ca
  • Share this image on facebook and twitter and get your friends to make the call too.
  • Learn about the issues, read these frequently asked questions
  • Follow us on facebook and twitter!
  • Scroll below on this page to read about upcoming events and action, listen to detainee recordings and messages and other information you may need.
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