Project Description

In prison since:
Status: Temporarily released

Hatoon al-Fassi

Hatoon al-Fassi

Personal information

Name: Hatoon al-Fassi
Gender: Female
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 1964
Profession: Academic , Human rights activist , Journalist , Women’s rights activist
Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: In a raid on her home by the security forces
Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Communicating with individuals and organisations hostile to Saudi Arabia; recruiting persons in sensitive positions to obtain confidential information and documents to be used against country; providing financial support to hostile elements abroad
Victim's Charges: Communicating with individuals and organisations hostile to Saudi Arabia; recruiting persons in sensitive positions to obtain confidential information and documents to be used against country; providing financial support to hostile elements abroad
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict:
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial: Hatoon al-Fassi was summoned to attend court on the following dates: 1st session: 13/03/2019 2nd session: 27/03/2019 3rd session: 03/04/2019

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied access to a lawyer , Torture and ill-treatment , Observers denied access to court hearings
Violation details:

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/hatoon-al-fassi
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