Lebanon prison

Radwan Mortada
Officials at Lebanon’s Roumieh prison are unable to get their hands on prisoners’ cell phones. After an uproar following the shutting down of nearby...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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Radwan Mortada
At the Amioun Prison in North Lebanon, one prisoner has become notorious: Adel Gh. From behind bars, Adel has attempted to establish a mini Islamic...
Monday, January 14, 2013
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Faten Elhajj
When Sami entered Roumieh Prison in 2006 on drug charges, he told himself, “This will not be a death sentence.” At the time, he was only months away...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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Zeinab Merhi
Between the ages of 7 and 18, the detainees at Lebanon’s Fanar juvenile center are among the youngest in the country. Al-Akhbar reports on their...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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Zeinab Merhi
In Lebanon’s Baabda prison for women, there is no shortage of appalling stories. From false imprisonment to domestic abuse, the women imprisoned...
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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