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Detained Illegal Aliens End 3-Day Hunger Strike

Illegal immigrants detained at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington, stopped a hunger strike shortly before Easter Sunday. The detainees demanded more money for doing chores, better food, and medical care.

A protester walks past the entrance of the Northwest Detention Center as people attend the Peoples Tribunal Against the Detention Center event organized by undocumented immigrants and formerly detained in Tacoma, Washington on February 26, 2017. / AFP / Jason Redmond (Photo credit should read JASON REDMOND/AFP/Getty Images)