Project Description

Khaled al-Ojaimi

Name: Khaled al-Ojaimi

Khaled al-Ojaimi

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Academic

Arrest Date: 13 September 2017

Personal information

Name: Khaled al-Ojaimi

Name in Arabic: خالد العجيمي

Date of Birth: 1 January 1947

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Human rights activist

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:13 September 2017

Manner of arrest: By security forces

Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's charges: freedom of speech charges.

Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)

Verdict: We have confirmed that a sentence of 3 years and 8 months in prison has been handed down against university professor Dr. Khalid_Al-Ajami, on charges of expressing opinions, a detainee of the September 2017 campaign 44 month prison sentence

Date of verdict: We have confirmed that a sentence of 3 years and 8 months in prison has been handed down against university professor Dr. Khalid_Al-Ajami, on charges of expressing opinions, a detainee of the September 2017 campaign 44 month prison sentence

Updates on trial: On 3 September 2020, the Specialised Criminal Court sentenced him to three years eight months in jail on charges related to his freedom of expression

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Enforced disappearance , Denied contact with family, Placed in solitary confinement

Violation details: Placed in solitary confinement

References

Reference 1: None

Reference 2: https://twitter.com/hashtag/%D8%AE%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%AC%D9%8A%D9%85%D9%8A?src=hashtag_click

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/en/prisonersofconscience/khaled-al-ojaimi

Reference 4: None

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