Security forces began their raid on Hama Central Prison, in an effort to stop the protest which began inside the prison on 3/5/2016. Information leaked from inside the prison revealed that the security forces began by releasing tear gas and smoke bombs alongside the firing of live ammunition, killing two prisoners and injuring several others.
Hama Central Prison has witnessed a rebellion by the prisoners, in protest at the prison’s management for transferring some prisoners to Sednaya Prison, where- according to the prisoners- they will be executed. According to some prisoners, a number of them have been detained, possibly including the prison director himself. Eye witnesses in Hama have described […]
The prisoners of the Terrorism and Disturbance wing of the Hama Central Prison have begun a mutiny in protest at the torture practiced on them by a group recently created by the prison director. The mutiny meant that the “regime protectors” battalion had to be called to the prison. A video leaked by prisoners showed […]