Protesters Chant and Sing Outside Brooklyn Detention Facility

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Published on February 5, 2019 - Duration: 01:51s

Protesters Chant and Sing Outside Brooklyn Detention Facility

Protesters chanted and sang outside the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center on Sunday evening, February 3, to celebrate the restoration of power to the facility and to continue to protest for heat and better conditions for the inmates inside.Approximately 1,600 inmates spent several days without heat or electricity following an electrical fire on January 27, according to the New York Times.The living conditions endured by inmates during a period of freezing temperatures sparked protests outside the prison.

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