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The Associated Press – November 13, 2018
Relatives say inmate’s death linked to bad prison water [ also on US News ]

The Boston Globe – November 12, 2018
“After a prisoner’s death, renewed calls for change at MCI-Norfolk”

The Boston Globe – August 2, 2018
DPH cites two prisons for ventilation problems

The Boston Globe – August 13, 2018
Health inspectors visit prisons after receiving complaints about heat

Unicorn Riot – September 7, 2018
Harsh Conditions, Violent Repression: Stoking the Flame of the 2018 Prison Strike

Prison Legal News – Jun 5, 2018
“Water at Massachusetts Prison Under Scrutiny from Prisoners, Advocates, Public Agencies”

It’s Going Down – May 24, 2018
“Rally at MCI Norfolk on Malcolm X’s Birthday” [ mirror on Indymedia ]

Spare Change News – May 9, 2018
“Inmate Spends Ten Days in solitary Confinement to Protest Lack of Clean Water”

WBUR, NPR All Things Considered – March 30, 2018
“Drinking Water Remains A Concern At Norfolk Prison In Mass.”

Democracy Now! – March 30, 2018
“Punished for Distributing Clean Water, MA Prisoner Enters Hunger Strike”

The Boston Globe – March 24, 2018 – by David Abel
“In protest of foul water, prisoner starts hunger strike at MCI-Norfolk”

Spare Change News – December 7, 2017 – by Zach Mobrice
“Coalition Pushes for Clean Water and Justice in Massachusetts Prisons”

The Sun Chronicle – June 17, 2017 – by Stephen Peterson
“Norfolk prison water still an issue”

The Boston Globe  – June 17, 2017 – by David Abel
“Water at state’s largest prison raises concerns” [ see full text here ]

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