Personal information

  • Sex: Male
  • Area of activity: Human rights activist , Writer
  • Place of residence: Al-Qatif

Arrest and jail information

  • Prison: Al-Mabaheth (General Investigations Directorate), Dammam
  • Date of arrest: 18 January 2017
  • Manner of arrest: Arrested from the court after the judge read the verdict

Trial information

  • Charges: Communicating to foreign media; disobeying the ruler
  • Verdict: Sentenced to seven years in prison
  • Date of verdict: 18 January 2017

Violations

  • Arbitrary arrest/ detention

Timeline

  • 23 July 2022 - He was released.
  • 18 January 2017 - The Specialised Crimial Court (SCC) sentenced him to seven years in prison and a further seven-year travel ban and was taken into detention.
  • 18 January 2017 - He was sentenced to seven years in prison.
  • 18 January 2017 - He was arrested.

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