We have all been horrified by the death of Soleiman Faqiri while in custody in Ontario, and are standing with the family to demand answers. Mr. Faqiri's death was the latest of fifteen deaths last year at a correctional facility, or at a hospital following a transfer from a facility, in Ontario. These deaths are the most awful consequence of the heedless expansion of the prison system over the past decade.
June 10, 2010 |
Hundreds of Manitoba Justice and Corrections workers took to the streets of Winnipeg to protest government inaction on jail overcrowding, growing probation caseloads, and remand backlogs.