Inmates at Roumieh prison went on hunger strike


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.

Last May the inmates also went on a hunger strike

New TV also reported

-The prisoners are also complaining about power cuts in the compound.

-The inmates will hold a peaceful protest Sunday afternoon

-Six prisoners are suffering from a low blood pressure and need to be hospitalized, but the security forces cannot transfer the prisoners to the hospital because their sickness needs to be confirmed first.



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