Immigrant Detainees Start Another Hunger Strike at Theo Lacy
Updated: Aug 31, 2020
For the second time in less than a year, immigrant detainees have started a hunger strike inside Theo Lacy jail in Orange. The Weekly received word today that the action began with as many as 52 detainees refusing meals. While the Orange County Sheriff's Department confirmed the hunger strike started yesterday at breakfast, it claims that the number of people participating in it has already dwindled from about 20 down to just one.
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