Bahraini detainee says over 100 inmates suffering from scabies

Uncategorized Taufiq Sugeng 29-Dec-2019

Another detainee in Bahrains Jaw Prison appealed for international intervention after a scabies outbreak that has been plaguing the detention facility for several months now.

Ahmed Jassim Saeed revealed that over 100 Jaw prisoners are now suffering from scabies in an audio recording made public earlier this week,

Saeed has allegedly been living with the skin infestation break out for the last three months and that the outbreak is being fed by a combination of medical negligence and worsening sanitary conditions.

International rights groups have repeatedly accused Bahraini prison authorities of blatantly disregarding the health of the detainees.