Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Khaled al-Omair

Khaled al-Omair

Personal information

Name: Khaled al-Omair
Gender: Male
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Profession: Human rights activist
Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: Arrested by State Security when he went to answer questions about a complaint he had filed with the Royal Court against an officer who tortured him during a previous 8-year prison term. After hours of interrogation, he was handcuffed and taken to prison without explanation
Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes: On 24 October 2019 Khalid Al Omair was told that there will be no further trials, hearing sessions nor he was given a list of charges
Victim's Charges: On 24 October 2019 Khalid Al Omair was told that there will be no further trials, hearing sessions nor he was given a list of charges
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
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Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer , Torture and ill-treatment
Violation details: Denied all visits for six months; torture allegations not investigated ًHe on hunger strike from 22 December 2019, in protest against his detention without charge. On 11 February 2020, he announced the suspension of his hunger strike, after the Public Prosecutor’s Office informed him that his case had been handed over to it by State Security.

References

Reference 1: https://alqst.org/prisonersofconscience/khaled-al-omair
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