Project Description

Adel Banaima

Name: Adel Banaima

Adel Banaima

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Academic

Arrest Date: 12 September 2017

Personal information

Name: Adel Banaima

Name in Arabic: عادل بانعمة

Date of Birth: 15 November 1974

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Academic , Journalist

Place of residence: Jeddah

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:12 September 2017

Manner of arrest: On Tuesday 12 September 2017, he was arrested by a Saudi force, and taken to an unknown destination, without disclosing the reasons for his arrest.

Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: His refusal to attack the Qatari regime. His position on the Arab Spring revolutions. His rejection of repressive policies and his support for freedoms and rights.

Victim's charges: Media accusations launched by platforms belonging to the Saudi authorities of communicating with Qatar and violating the guardian.

Court: Criminal Court

Verdict: ongoing

Date of verdict: ongoing

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Enforced disappearance

Violation details: Unknown


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