Friday, March 2, 2012

Leaked images expose overcrowding in Saudi prisons

A video filmed inside a crowded Saudi Arabian jail has surfaced on the Internet, angering activists who decry prisoners’ living conditions. Our Observer, an activist who has spent time in Saudi jails, says the situation has been getting worse.

In Saudi Arabia, many prisoners have access to mobile phones via the black market. Some use them to film their experiences (This is not unheard of – French prisoners have denounced their living conditions by leaking videos, too). Read More