04.03.2015 Feature Article

Failures & Human Rights Violations Al-Huda Prison Centre in Sudan

Failures  Human Rights Violations Al-Huda Prison Centre in SudanFailures & Human Rights Violations Al-Huda Prison Centre in Sudan
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1) Deliberate system of random distribution of inmates to cause harm, corruption and humiliation

2) Extortion of inmates as soon as they receive gifts and money from visitors and grab them

3) Exercise of the officers and soldiers of ugly black trade with the help of some mean inmates

4) Blackmail inmates as soon as they confiscate their cell phones to pay a bribe for retrieval

5) Blackmail and force inmates to pay bribes to transfer them from disgusting and dangerous wards

6) Prison's hospital pharmacy almost empty and does not serve purposes of treatment and life-saving

7) Prison hospital operates with less than the minimum of basic materials and wounds dressings

8) Very large shortage in numbers of doctors ; nurses; and staff and in working hours and performance

9) Failure to provide adequate water for drinking and hygiene regularly in the wards and the sections

10) Very large number of flies and mosquitoes and lice and infectious diseases and lack of sanitation

11) Unjustified insult; humiliation and beating against inmates and causing serious bodily harm

12) Failure to provide the minimum of necessary clothes; blankets and personal hygiene items

13) Confiscation of inmates servings of meat and vegetables and trading it for them publicly

14) Poor design; construction and maintenance of buildings; furniture and fixtures; and misappropriation

15) Failure to provide the minimum responsibilities of reform; guidance and social care

16) Ignoring the needs of inmates to get the necessary services; counseling and assistance

17) Appointment of villainous inmates as assistants and heads of wards and sections

18) Silence and help some repeat offenders to commit crimes in and from inside the prison

19) The behavior and appearance of the officers and soldiers lack discipline; role models and respect

20) Weak oversight and internal audit and communication between senior management with inmates

21) Poor distribution of meals and total shortage of the essential eating utensils

22) Imposition of monthly fees upon inmates, citing flimsy reasons and to keep them in their wards

23) Demanding bribes from inmates to accompany them to the offices of the essential services in prison

24) No records and no saving for inmates' personal belongings and documents at the first admission

25) Unlawful confiscation of personal belongings and cell phones of inmates, instead of saving them

26) Punishing; beating; transferring; insulting and threatening inmates who report violations and crimes

I have been harmed by the staff of that prison and I am seeking legal protection and assistance to get justice and to protect inmates and human rights in Sudan.

I wish I can find your help and advice. Thanks