Life and death in a New York prison
As New York prisons face a second wave of COVID-19 cases, one incarcerated person tells New York Focus they haven’t fixed the problems that led to the first.
Gautama Mehta · December 10, 2020
I felt like the walls of my cell closing in on me, like a trash compactor. | Sofiya Voznaya
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