Personal information

  • Sex: Male
  • Date of birth: 25 February 1985
  • Profession: ACPRA member , Human rights activist
  • Place of residence: Al-Qaseem

Arrest and jail information

  • Prison: Onayza Prison, al-Qassim
  • Date of arrest: 17 September 2017

Trial information

  • Charges: The charges against him included “incitement against public order,” “insulting the judiciary,” “describing the ruling Saudi state ‘unjustly and wrongly’ as a police state,” and “participating in an unlicensed association.”
  • Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
  • Verdict: Resentenced to eight years in prison and eight-year travel ban.
  • Date of verdict: 29 May 2016

Violations

  • Arbitrary arrest/ detention ,
  • Denied access to a lawyer

Timeline

  • 07 November 2019 - He was transferred from Onayza prison to the High security Prison of Buraida criminal prison.
  • 18 March 2019 - He was transferred from the prison where he was being held to another location lacking the most basic amenities.
  • 17 September 2017 - He was arrested after being kept out of prison.
  • 17 September 2017 - The appeal Court upheld the sentence.
  • 29 May 2016 - He was sentenced to eight years in prison, followed by an eight-year travel ban, and banned from writing.
  • 27 October 2014 - His trial before the Specialised Criminal Court (SCC) in Riyadh began.

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