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Public Demonstration and Leafleting in Support of Striking Prisoners at Burnside: #BlackAugustNorth
September 6, 2018 , 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday, September 6th
Nova Scotia Department of Justice building (1690 Hollis st., corner of Prince)
Come out in support of striking prisoners at Central Nova Correctional Facility in Burnside! Prisoners have been striking since August 19th demanding basic, humane treatment for their rehabilitation, including adequate health care, nutritious food, and access to a library.
We will convene in front of the Department of Justice on Hollis st. and proceed to the provincial court house on Spring Garden Rd. Leaflets and talking points will be provided.
Read the prisoners’ statement here: https://www.
halifaxexaminer.ca/province- house/the-prisoners-at-the- burnside-jail-are-engaged-in- a-non-violent-protest-here-is- their-statement/
More recent news on the prisoners’ strike can be found here: https://www.
halifaxexaminer.ca/featured/ the-burnside-powder-keg- broken-promises-dehumanizing- body-scans-unfair-solitary- confinement-non-working- toilets-lockdowns-and-more/