Inmates at Lebanon’s largest prison complex Roumieh went on a hunger strike Saturday New TV reported This comes after inmates on Wednesday refused to their medications in a bid to pressure authorities to reduce the prison year.
Another riot in Roumieh Prison and Fatah al-Islam inmates captured a number of security forces members , Voice of Lebanon reported on Friday.
National News Agency reported that the 585 inmates at the juvenile ward of Roumieh prison have ended their hunger strike
The families of inmates in the Baalbek area blocked roads in the Sharawneh neighborhood and the Shaat intersection.
Future TV reported that the inmates at Roumieh prison are holding two security guards and three workers as hostages and the police commandos are trying to free them.
Aoun had a dream when he allied himself with Hezbollah. His dream was to use the militant group and its arms to get to the Baabda palace.
Caretaker PM Saad Hariri is meeting with , caretaker ministers Ibrahim Najjar and Ziad Baroud, Prosecutor General Saeed Mirza, ISF chief Major General Ashraf Rifi, and acting gendarmerie chief Salah Jebran at the Center House to discuss the situation of prisons in Lebanon.
The Lebanese Internal Security Forces ISF has raised its alert level to 90 percent and has reinforced its troops in prisons throughout Lebanon.
Hezbollah’s Al Manar TV reported that protests resumed inside Buildings B and D at Roumieh prison and police commandos are attacking a number of its sections. The station also that the police commandos used tear gas to try to end the protests.
Internal Security Forces( ISF) General Ashraf chief Rifi announced on Sunday at 3:30 pm the end of the riots at the Roumieh Prison . His announcement came after the release of the last security guard following intense negotiations between the Security Forces and the inmates