Project Description

In prison since:
Status: Temporarily released

Eman al-Nafjan

Eman al-Nafjan

Personal information

Name: Eman al-Nafjan
Gender: Female
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age:
Profession: Academic , Blogger , Human rights activist , Women’s rights activist , Writer
Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: Forcibly removed from her home following a raid by security forces
Where held: --

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Recruiting government employees to gather confidential information; communicating with foreign entities; providing financial support to parties hostile to Saudi Arabia
Victim's Charges: Recruiting government employees to gather confidential information; communicating with foreign entities; providing financial support to parties hostile to Saudi Arabia
Court: Criminal Court
Verdict:
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial: Eman al-Nafjan was summoned to attend the Riyadh Criminal Court on the following dates: 1st session: 13/03/2019 2nd session: 27/03/2019 3rd session: 03/04/2019 4th session: 27/06/2019

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Enforced disappearance , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer , Torture and ill-treatment , Observers denied access to court hearings
Violation details: Subjected to brutal torture and sexual molestation

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/eman-al-nafjan
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