Prisoners in Sharjah will operate a radio station dubbed Studio Al Amal (Studio of Hope) in cooperation with the Sharjah Media Corporation.
Prisoners in Sharjah will operate a radio station dubbed Studio Al Amal (Studio of Hope) in cooperation with the Sharjah Media Corporation as per a report by Gulf News. The radio station will be launched this Ramadan.
The report stated that the first-of-its-kind radio studio in the region has been set up at the Sharjah Punitive and Rehabilitation Centre.
Colonel Ahmad Shuhail, director-general of Sharjah Punitive and Rehabilitation Establishments, told Gulf News that Studio Al Amal will present a mix of local programmes that will include interviews, morning talk shows and other segments broadcast from inside the Sharjah jail.
The facilitys programmes, the official added, will be presented and produced by inmates working alongside professional radio producers of Sharjah Media Corporation. Around 25 inmates are reportedly being trained on using the tools and equipment at the studio.