Personal information

  • Sex: Male
  • Profession: ACPRA member , Lawyer

Former judge and president of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association

Arrest and jail information

  • Date of arrest: 12 December 2012

Trial information

  • Charges: Breaking allegiance with the ruler” and “criticizing state-affiliated religious scholars.”
  • Verdict: 15 years in prison and a 15-year travel ban
  • Date of verdict: 22 November 2011

Violations

  • Arbitrary arrest/ detention

Timeline

  • 17 December 2017 - He was released.
  • 12 December 2012 - He was arrested after carrying out a lecture of the Right to Protest in Islam.
  • 22 November 2011 - He was sentenced to 15 years in prison and a 15-year travel ban.
  • 23 June 2011 - He was released on bail.
  • February 2010 - He had a session on the Specialised Criminal Court (SCC) which lacks the minimun of the international standards of a fair trial.
  • 02 February 2007 - He was arrested along with who were known as 'Jeddah Reforms' 
  • 2004 - He was arrested by the Saudi Authorities for his constitutional demands.
  • 1995 - He was detained by Saudi Authorities without any charge or a trail.
  • 1993 - He was detained by Saudi Authorities without any charge or a trail.

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