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The New York governor wants to shove through legislation that would put more people in jails, where they are highly vulnerable to coronavirus infections.
If dire predictions for the death count at Rikers Island come to pass, the list of people directly responsible for those deaths will be very short.
Sinks don’t work. Soap is missing. Is there even a plan? Prisoner advocates couldn’t get any answers.
“Even if we’re tactical and we tiptoe, it’s coming anyway. The backlash is coming anyway.”
Jean Montrevil was deported after reviving his immigrant rights activism. His First Amendment suit says he was targeted for protected speech.