Project Description

Ali al-Shammari

Name: Ali al-Shammari

Ali al-Shammari

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Artist

Arrest Date: 23 June 2018

Personal information

Name: Ali al-Shammari

Name in Arabic: علي الشمري

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Poet

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:23 June 2018

Manner of arrest: Unknown

Where held: --

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Arrested for a poem he wrote about a financial case involving ruling family

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: --

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest / detention, Enforced disappearance, Denied contact with family, Denied access to a lawyer

Violation details: Unknown

References

Reference 1: None

Reference 2: None

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/ali-al-shammari

Reference 4: None

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