PREMIUMRights group calls for end to shackling

PREMIUMRights group calls for end to shackling

first_imgLog in with your social account Topics : LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Forgot Password ? shackling #shackling mental-health #mental-health #pasung pasung Sometime in 1999, Stefanus Jehuman rushed to a hospital in Ruteng, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), upon hearing that his brother had been involved in a traffic accident.Stefanus arrived at the hospital and took care of his brother. Everything went well, until Stefanus suddenly started screaming, giving a shock to everyone in the hospital, said his wife, Theresia Wiwa.The family immediately brought Stefanus back to his village, but he has not been himself from that day on. He often roamed the village and behaved aggressively and violently toward others, and for that reason, his family kept him locked up and shackled for 21 years.The family, Theresia said, has recently released him, after finding that his legs were shrinking because they had not been used for two decades, while parts of the legs were swollen.Stefanus now uses a cane to help him stand. Walking normally is sti… Linkedin Google Facebooklast_img

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