Al-Salloum as Warden of Haer Prison (General Intelligence Directorate Prison in al-Haer) until September 2019 bears overall responsibility for the treatment of prisoners in Haer Prison during his tenure.
As warden, he oversaw Salman Alodah's mistreatment beginning in 2018 and Loujain Alhathloul being held in solitary confinement with no justification. Both took place during al-Salloum's management of the prison.
"The mistreatment and medical negligence in al-Haer and some other Saudi prisons are not individual cases or exceptions; they are systematic," Alaoudh said. "Prison officials like al-Salloum bear responsibility for these abuses."
DAWN requested a response from Mr. al-Salloum by writing to the Saudi authorities on September 24, 2020, but no response was received by the time of publication.
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