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A “Nightmare” on Lockdown in Brooklyn

As a vicious cold snap descended on parts of the United States last week, reports started to emerge of darkness and freezing conditions inside the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Brooklyn: Prisoners forced to “huddle up” without food, light, heat, or hot water, for extended periods of time, unable to make calls to family or access proper medical care. Expand A protestor raises a sign saying "cruelty" in front of the Metropolitan Detention Center, in Brooklyn, NY on February 3, 2019. Power has been fully restored after prisoners endured the past week without heat, light or food. ©…

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