Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Ali al-Amri

Ali al-Amri

Personal information

Name: Ali al-Amri
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 2 November 1973
Profession: Academic , Cleric , Journalist
Place of residence: Jeddah

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: In a raid on his home by armed security personnel
Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Over 30 counts including forming a youth organisation to carry out terrorist acts in Saudi Arabia
Victim's Charges: Over 30 counts including forming a youth organisation to carry out terrorist acts in Saudi Arabia
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict: Believed to have been sentenced to death (unconfirmed)
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer , Torture and ill-treatment , Observers denied access to court hearings
Violation details: Placed in solitary confinement

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/ali-al-amri
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