Project Description

In prison since:
Status: Temporarily released

Aziza al-Yousef

Aziza al-Yousef

Personal information

Name: Aziza al-Yousef
Gender: Female
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age:
Profession: --
Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: In a raid on her home by heavily armed security officers
Where held: --

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Recruiting government employees to gather confidential information; providing financial support to foreign entities; communicating with foreign states hostile to Saudi Arabia
Victim's Charges: Recruiting government employees to gather confidential information; providing financial support to foreign entities; communicating with foreign states hostile to Saudi Arabia
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict:
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial: Aziza al-Yousef was summoned to attend a hearing in the Riyadh Criminal Court in Riyadh on 18/07/2019

Human Rights Violations

Violations:
Violation details: Subjected to brutal torture and placed in solitary confinement; denied visits and phone calls for months

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/aziza-al-yousef
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