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The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that activist Ravi Ragbir’s lawsuit against ICE for violating his First Amendment rights can move forward.
In some units where incarcerated people protested, the toilets were shut off — leaving them sleeping next to their own feces.
A spate of court hearings relating to a federal jail revealed a humanitarian crisis that goes beyond freezing temperatures and a power outage.
Inside accounts are seeping out of a New York prison where hundreds of people have been incarcerated without heat as the city endured arctic weather.
”It’s a way for ICE to continue doing their work in the shadows, like secret police. It’s much easier to detain someone when nobody’s watching.“