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374 People Sign Petition to Close Morrow Jail

Three hundred and seventy-four individuals from Ohio and beyond signed a petition to the Commissioners of Morrow County, Ohio, demanding closure of the Morrow County Correctional Facility due to public health concerns: The COVID crisis at the Morrow County Jail cannot be fixed. The jail is completely infected, and Sheriff Hinton has failed in his […]

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#BlackLivesMatter in Ohio Towns and Villages, Too

The passionate crowds gathering in major cities across the U.S., calling for an end to racism and the murder of Black people by police, are so moving. Less visible, but just as important, are the demonstrations taking place in smaller cities, towns, and villages, where people are saying #BlackLivesMatter too.  This is particularly significant in […]

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Diop is Free!

“The Walk of Freedom” Last night, Diop left Adelanto immigration jail in California and never looked back. He took his first steps on U.S. soil as a free man, because of your generous donations and social sharing. This video captures Diop‘s first steps as a free person. In Mauritania, he lived in a slave-caste family. Now, he is free. There is […]

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WBNS Covers Morrow County Health District Board Meeting

Columbus’ 10TV News attended the Morrow County Health District Zoom meeting on May 18 and captured our activists in action. We were there protesting the lack of medical care in the Morrow County Jail, an ICE detention center, and demanding that the jail be shut down. Due to mismanagement and lack of planning, the Morrow […]

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Dr. Chambers-Kersh Statement Before Morrow County Health District

On May 18, Dr. Laura Chambers-Kersh addressed the Morrow County Health District regarding the COVID-19 crisis in the county jail. Nearly 100 people showed up on the Zoom meeting, making an impression on the Board of Health and expressing our strong believe that the Morrow County Jail needs to be shut down. Read her statement […]

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Tramonte Statement Before Morrow County Health District

Today, Lynn Tramonte of Ohio Immigrant Alliance addressed the Morrow County Health District regarding the COVID-19 crisis in the county jail. Nearly 100 people showed up on the Zoom meeting, making an impression on the Board of Health and expressing our strong believe that the Morrow County Jail needs to be shut down. Read Tramonte’s […]

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Council Member Liz Brown’s Statement on Morrow County Jail

On May 18 Liz Brown, Columbus City Council President Pro Tempore, sent a letter to the Morrow County Health Commissioner expressing her concern over the conditions in the Morrow County Correctional Facility, which affect Columbus residents detained there for ICE. “Without improvements, these conditions imperil incarcerated people, corrections officers, their families, the broader Morrow County […]

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Doctor + OHIA to Address Morrow County Health District

Mt. Gilead, OH – Today at 6pm, an infectious disease expert and an advocate for Ohio immigrant families will address the COVID-19 crisis before the Morrow County Health District during their monthly board meeting. Members of the public and media are invited to attend the meeting via Zoom. See this Facebook Event for information. The […]

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“Highlights” from Judge Morrison’s Order on Morrow County Detention

Judge Sarah D. Morrison issued an order on May 14 in an ACLU of Ohio lawsuit against Detroit Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), setting in motion the release of an additional eleven immigration detainees from the Morrow County Jail.  Judge Morrison highlights egregious violations of medical protocol at the Morrow County Jail, which has turned […]

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Petition: Shut Down Morrow County Jail!

The COVID crisis at the Morrow County Jail cannot be fixed. The jail is completely infected, and Sheriff Hinton has failed in his duty to care for both inmates and staff. The jail needs to be shut down. Sign the petition here: https://bit.ly/ShutMorrowPetition. Individuals from across Ohio are being detained in Morrow County for Immigration […]