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RIYADH, Asharq Al-Awsat – Saudi Arabia’s National Society for Human Rights is to set up permanent offices in five of the Kingdom’s prisons, according to a report in Al Riyadh daily newspaper.

The initiative , directed by Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Naif, aims to ensure better services for inmates and detainees.

The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) has received those offices, some of which are nearly operational, Dr Saleh Al Shirida, member of the society, told Al Riyadh.

The NSHR will receive complaints from inmates and detainees, and will also monitor the prison’s daily activities.

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