Protesters clash with Brooklyn jail guards over lack of heat and power

Witnesses said guards pushed protesters back as they tried to enter the facility and sprayed them with a stinging substance

Demonstrators protesting the lack of heat and electricity at a federal detention center in New York City attempted to get into the facility on Sunday. Witnesses said guards pushed them back and sprayed them with an unknown stinging substance.

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Source: theguardian