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inhumane conditions for migrant workers at Palace of Justice, Beirut

Reporter: admin
Date of incident: 
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Detailed description of violation: 

A team of the Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) visited the facilities of Jdeideh Palace of Justice and was horrified by the conditions under which about 30 arrested migrant women are surviving there. According to CLDH there are “around 6 detainees in 6 square meter cells kept by men guards, without ever seeing the sunlight, without being allowed to go out of their cells, without drinkable water and depending totally on their outside acquaintance to bring them food.(...) No doctor and no NGO never visit the place, according to the information gathered.” Beirut, 13.6.2013, CLDH News