Thursday, June 29, 2017
Guest Blogger: Read "Hunger Strikers at Adelanto Detention Center."
LA Quaker's article on undocumented immigrants in California
Hunger strikers at Adelanto Detention Center
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
"By the end of Ramadan, I was praying and standing up for the hunger strikers in Adelanto Detention Center, which is much closer to home--only two hours away, in the desert near San Bernardino.
Over 2000 undocumented immigrants who have not committed any crime are being held in detention, and are being treated worse than criminals. Indeed some are being treated worse than animals, according to the wife of a detainee. Under such circumstances it seems clear that God is calling us to "hunger and thirst for justice"!
Last week I went with 70 + religious leaders and activists to visit and pray with the detainees at Adelanto, but when ICE heard we were coming, they locked us out."
To read the rest, url over to http://laquaker.blogspot.com/
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