Project Description

Name: Abdul aziz al-Fawzan

Abdul aziz al-Fawzan

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Academic

Arrest Date: 1 July 2018

Personal information

Name: Abdul aziz al-Fawzan

Name in Arabic: عبد العزيز الفوزان

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: Academic

Place of residence: Riyagh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:1 July 2018

Manner of arrest: On Saturday July 31, 2018, he was arrested by a Saudi force, and taken to an unknown destination, without disclosing the reasons for his arrest.

Where held: AL-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes: His tweet calling for the release of peaceful Saudi detainees
His stance rejecting the attempted coup in Turkey July 15, 2016, and his support for the Turkish people.
His position on the Arab Spring revolutions
He wrote on Twitter supplications and prayers that God spare the country from the evil of spoilers.

Victim's charges: His tweet calling for the release of peaceful Saudi detainees
His stance rejecting the attempted coup in Turkey July 15, 2016, and his support for the Turkish people.
His position on the Arab Spring revolutions
He wrote on Twitter supplications and prayers that God spare the country from the evil of spoilers.

Court: The date of issuance of the first official accusation: The announcement has not yet been made.Accusations: There is only what has been published in the media about vague accusations about supporting terrorism and joining the Muslim Brotherhood.

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: No Accusations: There is only what has been published in the media about vague accusations about supporting terrorism and joining the Muslim Brotherhood.

Violation details: Unknown

References

Reference 1: None

Reference 2: https://mbsmetoo.org/%d8%af-%d8%b9%d8%a8%d8%af-%d8%a7%d9%84%d8%b9%d8%b2%d9%8a%d8%b2-%d8%a7%d9%84%d9%81%d9%88%d8%b2%d8%a7%d9%86-%d8%a8%d9%8a%d8%a7%d9%86-%d8%aa%d9%88%d8%ab%d9%8a%d9%82/

Reference 3: https://www.hrw.org/report/2019/11/04/high-cost-change/repression-under-saudi-crown-prince-tarnishes-reforms

Reference 4: None

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