Project Description

Hatoon al-Fassi

Name: Hatoon al-Fassi

Hatoon al-Fassi

Prisoner Status: Temporary Release

Primary Group: Journalist

Arrest Date: 27 June 2018

Personal information

Name: Hatoon al-Fassi

Name in Arabic: هتون الفاسي

Date of Birth: 17 May 1905

Gender: Female

Marital status: Married

Profession: Academic , Human rights activist , Journalist , Women’s rights activist

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:27 June 2018

Manner of arrest: In a raid on her home by the security forces

Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

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: --

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

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

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

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

Violation details: Unknown


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