Marital status: Married
Date of birth: Unknown
Profession: Writer, journalist and presenter
Place of residence: Riyadh
Arrest and jail information
Date of Arrest: 05/04/2019
Manner of arrest: Arrested from his home in Dammam.
- He was arrested by forces belonging to the Presidency of the State Security, after storming his house and intimidating family members, at dawn on Thursday, April 5, 2019,
- He was not informed of the reasons for the arrest or the charges against him,
- He was taken to an unknown location and subjected to enforced isolation.
- The victim’s arrest was part of a series of arrests by the Saudi authorities, which targeted a number of writers, clerics, lawyers and those interested in social and human rights issues and awareness-raising activities.
- The campaign resulted in the arrest of 20 persons, including a pregnant woman.
Where held: Al-Mabaheth (General Investigations Directorate), Dammam