Aqel al-Bahili

Aqel al-Bahili

Aqel al-Bahili

Journalist and political commentator who is believed to have been arrested for tweeting condolences and expressing sympathy with the deceased activits Abdullah Al-Hamid

Personal information

Name: Aqel al-Bahili

Name in Arabic: عقل البهيلي

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Human rights activist , Journalist , Other

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:26 April 2020

Manner of arrest: He was arrested by security forces from his home

Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

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

Violation details: He was subjected to enforced disappearance for 10 days


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