Personal information

  • Sex: Female
  • Place of residence: Riyadh

Maysa participated in the campaigns calling for lifting the driving ban on women. She also trained and taught women how to drive a car.

Arrest and jail information

  • Prison: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh
  • Date of arrest: 5 May 2018
  • Manner of arrest: Forcibly removed from her home following a raid by security forces

Trial information

  • Charges: Recruiting government employees to gather confidential information; communicating with foreign entities; providing financial support to parties hostile to Saudi Arabia

Violation details

She was beaten and was subjected to brutal torture by electric shocks. She was sexually molested .

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