Food shortage Hits Harper Prison Center In Southeastern Liberia

Inmates behind bars

Report reaching this outlet has hinted that prisoners at the Harper Prison Center are dying slowly due to serious hunger as a result of food shortage in Harper, Maryland County, southeastern Liberia.

According to the report, prison authority in the County is calling on the Liberian government through the Ministry of Justice to quickly move in to provide food items in order to avoid deaths among prisoners who are behind bars and cannot afford to hustle for food.

As a result of this situation, prisoners at this center are reportedly draining down, meaning losing weight backed with poor health complications.

Detail will follow in our subsequent posting.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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