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  • Mutual Aid to Detained Refugee Women Grows — Coronavirus in Greece Part 3

    May 7, 2020
    Athens, Greece – A people’s movement of solidarity for female detainees is growing in Greece. As the coronavirus crisis has shown, the most vulnerable in society are frequently the last to receive assistance from the state. In response, solidarity networks are organizing to fill the…...
  • New Year, New Outbreaks: Detainees at GEO Group’s Colorado ICE Facility Face More Quarantines

    February 28, 2020
    Aurora, CO – Since February 20, 2020, a total of 141 detainees remain quarantined due to outbreaks of the flu and mumps at the sole Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Colorado, privately owned and operated by GEO Group. This facility is currently…...
  • CO Community Gathers Outside GEO ICE Facility on Longest Day of Year

    June 21, 2019
    Aurora, CO – Friday marks the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year. Often the solstice is an especially dangerous day for those who are walking through the desert along the U.S.-Mexico border in search of relief in the United States. Community…...
  • November Vigil at GEO Group ICE Detention Center in CO

    November 6, 2017
    Aurora, CO – On November 6, 2017, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and Coloradans for Immigrant Rights hosted their quarterly vigil at the GEO Group ICE Detention Center in Aurora, Colorado. Unicorn Riot was live streaming the vigil, which can be watched below: According…...
  • Greece: The House of Women for Empowerment and Emancipation

    November 6, 2017
    Athens, Greece – During another year of intense migration crisis in Greece, a self-organized, feminist, anti-fascist, and anti-racist initiative called The House of Women for Empowerment and Emancipation is building networks of mutual aid for detained refugees and migrants. The House of Women organizes itself…...