Essa al-Nukheifi

Essa al-Nukheifi

Essa al-Nukheifi

Personal information

Name: Essa al-Nukheifi

Name in Arabic: عيسى النخيفي

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: --

Profession: Human rights activist , Social activist

Place of residence: Unknown

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:18 December 2016

Manner of arrest: Unknown

Where held: Mecca General Prison

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's charges: One of the charges against him was that he said the ruling family and Saudi police were not at all Islamic

Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)

Verdict: Six years in prison followed by a further six-year travel ban

Date of verdict: Six years in prison followed by a further six-year travel ban

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

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: Unknown


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