Testimonies from Those Detained Inside the NWDC During COVID-19 Pandemic

How are we going to get out of here? Contagious or what?

Hear from the people detained inside about the true condition of NWDC during covid19: “How are we going to get out of here? Contagious or what?”

Posted by La Resistencia on Wednesday, April 8, 2020
They give us a single bar of soap with which we can shower, but everyone touches it

Hear from the people detained inside about the true condition of NWDC during covid19: “In a single narrow living space with 3 baths, 3 showers above, three below. They are giving us soap. They give us a single bar of soap with which we can shower, but everyone touches it.

Posted by La Resistencia on Wednesday, April 8, 2020
we’re very close to each other. We are head to head

Hear from the people detained inside about the true condition of NWDC during covid19: “Yes, please, we have out children and we also want to have our (legal) cases but we also want to be heard so we don’t catch the virus. . . there are 12 beds in one place. For example. From wall to wall there are 12 beds . . . so we’re very close to each other. We are head to head.”

Posted by La Resistencia on Wednesday, April 8, 2020
If we were on hunger strike, they were going to take away our commissary

Hear from the people detained inside about the true condition of NWDC during covid19: “There are four people in the hole. We are communicating with each other from the hole which is here on the other side of the room. And, we are worried because probably they told us that if we were on hunger stroke, they were going to take away our commissary.”

Posted by La Resistencia on Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Many on hunger strike have diabetes

Hear from the people detained inside about the true condition of NWDC during covid19: “In fact, I also wanted to tell you that the people who are on strike, many of them have diabetes and use insulin and they are still on strike. I have anemia also and low blood pressure and I’m on strike.”

Posted by La Resistencia on Wednesday, April 8, 2020
"64 people have stopped eating"

Hear from the people detained inside about the true condition of NWDC during covid19: “What happened is that they took four of us because we were the one who talked to a GEO”person asking that they give us more soap and that they needed to transfer us to another cell. To separate us, in half, to reduce the risk of catching the virus. The four of use who spoke with him are now in the hole. But 64 people have stopped eating.”

Posted by La Resistencia on Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Testimony from those detained in NWDC during global coronavirus outbreak

Hear from more people inside NWDC! Newly released collection of testimony from those being detained inside the Northwest Detention Center, Tacoma, WA during the global Coronavirus outbreak. “So I made a complaint. I told them — why are we practicing social distancing in the courtroom by standing six feet apart and only allowing six people inside, but the rest of the people who are waiting for their court hearing in the morning are all being held in one single room with more than 20 people? So I told them — what you are doing is hiding the truth.” #ShutDownNWDC #FreeThemAll

Posted by La Resistencia on Tuesday, April 14, 2020
BRAVE VOICES FROM INSIDE NWDC – Testimony from May 4, 2020

BRAVE VOICES FROM INSIDE NWDC – Testimony from May 4, 2020. “… he said his lungs hurt and he began to spit out blood…” #FreeThemAll #ShutdownNWDC #DerrumbandoFronteras #BreakingDownBorders

Posted by La Resistencia on Tuesday, May 5, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: STRIKE AT NWDC

BREAKING NEWS: WORK STRIKE AT NWDC “Slavery ended a long time ago, but slavery is alive and well in here.” #FreeThemAll #ShutdownNWDC #DerrumbandoFronteras #BreakingDownBorders

Posted by La Resistencia on Saturday, May 9, 2020
BRAVE VOICES FROM INSIDE NWDC – Testimony from April 21, 2020

BRAVE VOICES FROM INSIDE NWDC – Testimony from April 21, 2020. “… they want to see us dying, before the treat us properly.” #FreeThemAll #ShutdownNWDC #DerrumbandoFronteras #BreakingDownBorders

Posted by La Resistencia on Wednesday, April 29, 2020
BRAVE VOICES FROM INSIDE NWDC | 4.17.2020

BRAVE VOICES FROM INSIDE NWDC – Testimony from last Friday, April, 17, 2020 #FreeThemAll #ShutdownNWDC #DerrumbandoFronteras #BreakingDownBorders

Posted by La Resistencia on Tuesday, April 21, 2020