Ibrahim Othman Mohammed Al-Fares

Ibrahim Othman Mohammed Al-Fares

Assistant Professor at King Saud University and Islamic scholar with numerous books published and TV appearances.

Personal information

Name: Ibrahim Othman Mohammed Al-Fares

Name in Arabic: إبراهيم عثمان محمد الفارس

Date of Birth: 1 January 1956

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Preacher (Daia)

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:11 September 2017

Manner of arrest: In a raid on his home by security forces. He was arrested by the State Security Forces and other armed military forces, on Monday, 11 September 2017, to be taken to an unknown destination without disclosing the reasons for his arrest, and the Saudi authorities did not respond to the reasons for his arrest or arrest.

Where held: Riyadh - A-Ha'ir Prison

Trial information

Alleged crimes: His intellectual views that may not be compatible with the MBS objectives. His support for any movement against injustice - notably Arab spring in Egypt and Palestine.

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, Social Media Silenced

Violation details: The victim's social media accounts were closed on June 12, 2016, as part of a campaign to close accounts for a number of Saudi thinkers.


Reference 1: https://mbsmetoo.org/%d8%af-%d8%a5%d8%a8%d8%b1%d8%a7%d9%87%d9%8a%d9%85-%d8%a8%d9%86-%d8%b9%d8%ab%d9%85%d8%a7%d9%86-%d8%a7%d9%84%d9%81%d8%a7%d8%b1%d8%b3-%d8%a8%d9%8a%d8%a7%d9%86-%d8%aa%d9%88%d8%ab%d9%8a%d9%82/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEmPvIjTTBA

Reference 2: https://ar.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D8%A5%D8%A8%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%87%D9%8A%D9%85_%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%81%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%B3

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/en/prisonersofconscience/ibrahim-al-faris

Reference 4: None


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