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Prison Justice Day 2020
Vancouver Prison Justice Day Memorial Rally
Memorial rally to remember those who have died inside Canadian prisons.
Mon Aug 10, 2020.
Claire Culhane Memorial Bench in Trout Lake Park (SE corner by the snack bar), East Vancouver.
Rain or shine. Everyone welcome. Speakers include ex-prisoners and prisoners’ rights activists.
History of PJD:
August 10th is a day set aside to remember, and bring visibility to, all those who have died unnatural deaths inside Canadian prisons. Every year on August 10, prisoners fast and refuse to work in a show of solidarity to remember those who have died unnecessarily — victims of murder, suicide and neglect.
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This event is being organized on the occupied, unceded and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Coast Salish Nations.