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Vigil to Honor Migrant Women and Human Rights Defenders
Date Sunday September 27
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/AuthorHealth workers & nursing students
Location Details
Lake Merritt Amphitheater
In response to the recent shocking news about forced sterilizations performed on women detained in an ICE facility in Georgia, a vigil has been organized in solidarity with the women and with human rights defenders.

Organized by:
Bay Area Health Workers
CSUEB Nursing Students
GABRIELA Oakland
Do No Harm
Health Justice Commons
Essential Food and Medicine

Wear a mask! And social distance please! You are welcome to bring flowers or other offerings for the altar. Thank you!
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Added to the calendar on Thursday Sep 24th, 2020 1:49 PM

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by Common Dreams
Saturday Sep 26th, 2020 7:49 AM
COMMON DREAMS: 'Intentional Cruelty': House Investigation Finds Deadly Medical Neglect in Immigrant Detention Facilities

"Detained immigrants in the U.S. have been subjected to harmful and sometimes deadly medical neglect—including inadequate and delayed care, unsanitary conditions, and understaffing—while in Department of Homeland Security custody at facilities operated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement as well as Customs and Border Protection, and particularly at detention centers run by its two largest for-profit contractors, CoreCivic and GEO Group."

For the full article, go to: https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/09/25/intentional-cruelty-house-investigation-finds-deadly-medical-neglect-immigrant
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