Project Description

Essa al-Nukheifi

Name: Essa al-Nukheifi

Essa al-Nukheifi

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Human Rights Activist

Arrest Date: 18 December 2016

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

References

Reference 1: https://mbsmetoo.org/%d8%b9%d9%8a%d8%b3%d9%89-%d8%ad%d9%85%d8%af-%d8%a7%d9%84%d9%86%d8%ae%d9%8a%d9%81%d9%8a-%d8%a8%d9%8a%d8%a7%d9%86-%d8%aa%d9%88%d8%ab%d9%8a%d9%82/

Reference 2: https://menarights.org/en/caseprofile/essa-al-nukheifi-sentenced-six-years-prison-saudi-arabia-charges-related-human-rights

Reference 3: https://features.hrw.org/features/HRW_2016_reports/140_Characters/index.html#en/issa-al-nukheifi

Reference 4: None

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