California immigration facility plagued by detainee deaths and hunger strikes

Source: ‘We don’t feel OK here’: Detainee deaths, suicide attempts and hunger strikes plague California immigration facility

Walking into a common room, Burgos Mejia saw a man hanging from the second floor with a bedsheet around his neck, he recalled in an interview. A female guard was trying to lift the man, and Burgos Mejia ran to help before other officials arrived and cut the man down, he said.

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