Penal policy

December 16, 2019

ICE Initiates Force Feeding of More Hunger Strikers in Louisiana and Texas facilities

ICE agents are force-hydrating at least five asylum seekers from India detained at Jena-LaSalle Detention Facility in Jena, Louisiana and force-feeding three men at the El Paso Processing Center in El Paso, Texas. The eight men have been on prolonged hunger strike, some nearing two months without eating.