Bahrain tuberculosis epidemic in prisons: the authorities refuse medical treatment

In Jau Prison, in the two seas, The continuing spread of epidemics that the authorities are unable or unwilling to control.

In 2021, there was a major outbreak of Covid-19 and one prisoner died because the prison administration only authorized his transfer to hospital after he started experiencing severe breathing difficulties.

Now it’s your turn tuberculosis. And from the jaws come harrowing stories of denial of medical care.

The most hallucinogenic is Ahmed Jaber who had to wait 11 months before they were tested, diagnosed with tuberculosis and admitted to hospital.

In a video posted by an exiled activist on Twitter, Ahmed Jaber tells how he felt ill in April 2021 and how his health deteriorated until the end of the year. Can no longer walk or wear clothes.

Jau prison administration only allowed him to be hospitalized in March 2022, when he was now semi-paralyzed and forced to stay in bed.

As you can see from the pictures, it is collar protects her which keeps the head and neck in a position that prevents further damage to the spine, permanent wounds from tuberculosis.

Another horrific story is the story Hassan Abdullah Batewho is already suffering from anemia, was diagnosed with tuberculosis only in May this year despite the fact that early in 2019, doctors noticed swollen lymph nodes and recommended hospitalization.

Eventually, on May 30, Patty was taken to the hospital, but only two days later he was sent back to prison and placed in a cell with eight other prisoners.

In the cell with Patty he was there before he was admitted to the hospital Syed Nizar Alwadaei who started experiencing the first symptoms of tuberculosis in late May. He demanded visits and medical care, and as a punishment, he was placed in solitary confinement. After numerous protests from his family, he took the test on June 6.

the situation Especially alarmingDue to the high prevalence of tuberculosis and the ease of transmission through the air.

According to the reconstruction AIIn Jau Prison, the Jau prison administration sent Jaber through the cells of at least seven wings. By adding the wing where Patty is located, eight wings have been infected.

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