Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Abdullah al-Maliki

Abdullah al-Maliki

Personal information

Name: Abdullah al-Maliki
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age:
Profession: Academic , Writer
Place of residence: Jeddah

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: Was arrested after a raid on his home
Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes:
Victim's Charges:
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict: Seven year prison sentence
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial: On 3 September 2020, the Specialised Criminal Court sentenced him to seven years in jail for his cultural activities, including defending members of civil rights group ACPRA

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention
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