Detained Children in Dry Dock Prison Start Hunger Strike after Authorities Ignored Spread of Skinn Diseases among them
2021-11-17 - 7:12 am
Bahrain Mirror: Detained children in Dry Dock Prison announced launching an open hunger strike after the prison authorities ignored their complaints regarding the spread of skin diseases among them and the return of scabies to their prison cells.
Human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh confirmed that young convicts in building 17, ward 1 and 2, announced starting an open hunger strike starting November, Tuesday 16, 2021.
She explained that prisoners remain in their prison cells for 23 hour a day and are only allowed to go out for one hour to practice physical activities and expose to sunlight.
Al-Saegh urged the authorities to release them under the Corrective Justice Law for Children and their protection from ill-treatment.