Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Abdul Rahman al-Shumayri

Abdul Rahman al-Shumayri

Personal information

Name: Abdul Rahman al-Shumayri
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 1950
Profession: Academic
Place of residence: Mecca

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: In a raid on lawyer Issam Basrawi’s guest-house by the security forces, who arrested those present with excessive force and took them to prison
Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Planning to start a political party; disobeying the ruler
Victim's Charges: Planning to start a political party; disobeying the ruler
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict: 15-year prison term and 15-year travel ban
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer , Torture and ill-treatment
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