Faisal bin Sultan bin Jahjaah bin Hameed

Faisal bin Sultan bin Jahjaah bin Hameed

Tribal leader who was previously (2018) arrested for speaking out and after criticizing living conditions and poverty in parts of the kingdom. His recent arrest came against the backdrop of tweets critical of the entertainment authority headed by Turki Al-Sheikh, which carried harsh criticism and described the recent events in Riyadh as "unacceptable" and must "not touch the essence of religion."

Personal information

Name: Faisal bin Sultan bin Jahjaah bin Hameed

Name in Arabic: فیصل بن سلطان بن جھجاه بن حمید

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: Unknown

Place of residence: Unknown

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:1 October 2019

Manner of arrest: Unknown

Where held: Unknown

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Tweets critising the miss use of funds by MBS

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: Unknown

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention

Violation details: Unknown


Reference 1: None

Reference 2: https://www.ecdhr.org/?p=628

Reference 3: https://www.hrw.org/report/2019/11/04/high-cost-change/repression-under-saudi-crown-prince-tarnishes-reforms

Reference 4: None


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