Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Maha Al-Rafidi

Maha Al-Rafidi

Personal information

Name: Maha Al-Rafidi
Gender: Female
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age:
Profession: Journalist , Writer
Place of residence: Asir

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: During the night-time, approximately thirty Saudi Arabian officials, including armed and hooded men and those in military uniform, raided the home of a family member of Maha’s where she was staying. They seized Maha and took her to her home nearby, where forces entered the building and took Maha’s devices, books and possessions.
Where held: Sha’ar Prison, Asir

Trial information

Alleged crimes:
Victim's Charges:
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention
Violation details: She was held for two months in solitary confinement.


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