Joaquin Phoenix requires the discharge of New York prisoners&
American actor Joaquin Phoenix known as for New York to launch some jail inmates, in mild of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 45-year-old on Tuesday (native time) shared his ideas in a tweet launched by the Release Aging People in Prison Campaign. Phoenix known as on Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, to take motion instantly.
The tweet started, “A message from Oscar award-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix : I’m calling on @NYGovCuomo to take action in New York by granting clemency to New Yorkers in prison. The lives of so many people depend on his action. No one deserves to die in prison from COVID-19.”
Earlier within the video, he mentioned, “The spread of coronavirus in prisons threatens the health and safety of all of us.”
“When you’re incarcerated there’s no such thing as social distancing and ensuring good hygiene is not an option. Leaders must do everything possible to prevent incarcerated people and those who work in prisons from becoming ill and spreading the virus,” the actor added.
According to Fox News, as of Tuesday, there have been almost 600,000 circumstances of the coronavirus within the United States and simply over 25,000 deaths.