Project Description

Name: Khaled Mohammed Al-Rashid

Khaled Mohammed Al-Rashid

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Religious Figures

Arrest Date: 19 March 2006

Personal information

Name: Khaled Mohammed Al-Rashid

Name in Arabic: خالد محمد الراشد

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: --

Profession: Unknown

Place of residence: Unknown

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:19 March 2006

Manner of arrest: He was arrested on 19 March 2006 in Mecca, where he was completing the Omra (religious pilgrimage) with his wife.

Where held: Unknown

Trial information

Alleged crimes: His family believe the arrest is in response to his public comments about government policy.

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: Unknown

Verdict: Sentenced to 15 years in prison

Date of verdict: Sentenced to 15 years in prison

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

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

Violation details: Torture, Human Rights act violations

References

Reference 1: https://www.alkarama.org/en/articles/saudi-arabia-khaled-al-rashed-sentenced-15-years-prison-after-expedited-trial

Reference 2: https://www.alkarama.org/en/articles/saudi-arabia-prisoner-conscience-khalid-al-rashid-will-complete-two-months-his-unfair

Reference 3: https://www.hrw.org/report/2019/11/04/high-cost-change/repression-under-saudi-crown-prince-tarnishes-reforms

Reference 4: None

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