Fadhil Al-Sulaiman

Fadhil Al-Sulaiman

Fadhil Al-Sulaiman

Played a prominent lead role in 2 peaceful protests called for public freedoms and administrative reform. Refused to sign a written declaration claiming guilt for vandalism, attacks on security forces and property which would of secured his release.

Personal information

Name: Fadhil Al-Sulaiman

Name in Arabic: فاضل السليمان

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: --

Profession: --

Place of residence: Al-Ahasaa

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:17 March 2011

Manner of arrest: Brutally arrested when stopped in his car by security forces and suffered a fractured arm

Where held: Al-Ahsaa - General Prison

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Inciting Protests

Victim's charges: The public prosecution accused Fadhil Al-Sulaiman of inciting public opinion, protesting in front of the Alhassa governorate building, resisting an arrest, disobeying the ruler and smashing the police camera

Court: --

Verdict: Sentenced to 10 years in prison

Date of verdict: Sentenced to 10 years in prison

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention, Torture and ill-treatment,Denied access to healthcare,

Violation details: Unknown


Reference 1: https://www.gc4hr.org/news/view/98

Reference 2: https://www.hrw.org/report/2019/11/04/high-cost-change/repression-under-saudi-crown-prince-tarnishes-reforms

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/fadhil-al-sulaiman

Reference 4: None


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