Project Description

Abdul aziz al-Shubaily

Name: Abdul aziz al-Shubaily

Abdul aziz al-Shubaily

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Human Rights Activist

Arrest Date: 17 September 2017

Personal information

Name: Abdul aziz al-Shubaily

Name in Arabic: عبد العزیز الشبیلي

Date of Birth: 25 February 1985

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: ACPRA member , Human rights activist

Place of residence: Al-Qassim

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:17 September 2017

Manner of arrest: High security Prison of Buraidah criminal prison since the 7 November 2019

Where held: Onayza Prison, al-Qassim

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's 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: Resentenced to eight years in prison and eight-year travel ban

Updates on trial: Trial before the SCC in Riyadh began on October 27, 2014

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied access to a lawyer

Violation details: Trial before the SCC in Riyadh began on October 27, 2014

References

Reference 1: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/en/case/prison-sentence-human-rights-defender-abdulaziz-al-shubaili-upheld

Reference 2: https://menarights.org/en/caseprofile/acpra-co-founder-abdulaziz-al-shubaili-arbitrarily-detained-september-2017

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/en/prisonersofconscience/abdulaziz-al-shubaily

Reference 4: https://alqst.org/en/post/saudi-prisoners-of-conscience-go-on-hunger-strike-over-harassment

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