Inmates at Prison Plagued by COVID Live-Streamed Uprising on Smuggled Cell Phones

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2020
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Inmates at a Georgia prison that’s been devastated by COVID-19 cases and a weekslong lockdown following the death of an inmate decided to fight back over the weekend: They launched an uprising that resulted in several injuries to inmates and staff as well as broken windows and a golf cart set on fire.

Videos apparently taken from inside the facility on Saturday show multiple bloody inmates. In one video, the men identify themselves as being on lockdown at Ware State Prison in Waycross, Georgia. John Eason, a former corrections officer...

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