Protesters have gathered outside the facility in recent days
New York (AP)_some Protesters that They protest after Lack of heat and electricity In a federal prison in New York City, they tried to enter facility Sunday and some eyewitness They said that the guards suppressed them with push and pepper spray.
One Journalists and photographers The Associated Press is not here Metropolitan Detention Center In Brooklyn, New York, a woman whose son was detained at the time tried to enter the prison.
This Protester gather at facility In recent days after receiving news that most prisoners had no heat or electricity for a week.
They also cannot communicate with lawyers or relatives. The outside temperature is far below freezing In recent days, even though Sunday is not so cold.
On Sunday, a prisoner was able to communicate with his mother through a cell window overlooking the street. The woman Yvonne Murchison wept angrily and tried to break into the center of the aborted visit.
followed by Activist And the media in the lobby, visitors must pass through metal detectors.
Several witnesses said that the guards used a lot of force to deport them, and some people who tried to enter were knocked to the ground.
Prison authorities did not respond to emails requesting comment on Sunday’s standoff.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for an investigation into the power outage of the Federal Department of Justice. He believes that this situation is “a violation of human dignity and dignity,” and he also raised “a possible violation of the law”.