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Saudi prison rehabilitates prisoners via entertainment

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Jul. 21, 19 | 7:16 pm

A Saudi prison provides inmates with entertainment programs to help rehabilitate them into society, Saudi Gazette reported.

Jeddah’s Briman Prison has partnered with the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) to give detainees a range of programs aimed at rehabilitation—including theatre, music, and other forms of entertainment. The programs also offer an opportunity to take part in the prison’s activities and performances that can also be attended by their families.

The rehabilitation initiative is part of the kingdom’s efforts to give care for the inmates and help them restore their productivity in the society. According to the website of Saudi Ministry of Interior, “The General Directorate of Prisons is fully aware of the important role it has in the area of rehabilitation and care that inmates require. There is no doubt that the programs of training, rehabilitation and employment of prisoners play a key role in the success of this reform policy.”

GEA’s chair Turki Al Al-Sheikh added that the program is also part of the Saudi Vision 2030, stating that 2019 is the year of entertainment, with new live shows and performances in the kingdom.

The activities of the prison, in line with the program of the Interior Ministry, also include thiqah (confidence) program, aimed to help prisoners about to be released to prepare them to normal lives as free men.

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