Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Aida al-Ghamdi

Aida al-Ghamdi

Personal information

Name: Aida al-Ghamdi
Gender: Female
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age:
Profession: --
Place of residence: Dammam

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: Arrested with use of excessive force in the street with her youngest son Adel
Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Receiving money from her dissident son Abdullah in London
Victim's Charges: Receiving money from her dissident son Abdullah in London
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied access to a lawyer , Torture and ill-treatment , Denied access to healthcare
Violation details: Placed in solitary confinement, physical torture by (cigarette burning beating and lashing ). Aida Alghamdi’s torture session was carried in front of her younger son Adil, who was also beaten


Reference 1:
Reference 2:
Reference 3:
Reference 4:


As long as injustice persists, none of us can truly rest. It doesn’t take much to change a life, help us bring light to this injustice today by sharing this page and start making the difference.