Aida al-Ghamdi

Aida al-Ghamdi

mother of the activist Abdullah al-Ghamidi who lives in exile

Personal information

Name: Aida al-Ghamdi

Name in Arabic: عائدة الغامدي

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Female

Marital status: Married

Profession: --

Place of residence: Dammam

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:28 March 2018

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: Unknown

Victim's charges: Receiving money from her dissident son Abdullah in London

Court: --

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied access to a lawyer , Torture and ill-treatment , Denied access to healthcare, Placed in solitary confinement

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


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