COVID Is Surging Back Into Rikers and NYC Jails



Protesters gather at City Hall demanding that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio close Rikers Island and release people from NYC jails because of poor treatment at the facilities, August 31st, 2021.

At a city council hearing on Thursday, correctional medical officials sounded the alarm about an uptick in coronavirus infections at New York City jails. [ more › ]

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