Malik al-Ahmad

Malik al-Ahmad

Malik al-Ahmad

An engineer by education but worked in journalism until he was Chief editor of two magazines (Al-Osra - Family) and (Sinan - Tip of the spear - also person name). Known for writing about family and community affairs. He also has a number of books on parenting and child care. Denounced the entertainment authority and criticized the Saudi media on his social media accounts and in interviews.
Writer Jamal Khashoggi said: “I was with him in the WhatsApp group that included intellectuals, academics, and security men, perhaps the fourth member who was arrested.” He continued, “The arrest of Dr. Malik Al-Ahmad means that no one is safe !!!”

Personal information

Name: Malik al-Ahmad

Name in Arabic: مالك الأحمد

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Academic , Journalist

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:19 September 2017

Manner of arrest: Taken by a group of security officers to an unknown location

Where held: Unknown

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

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 , Enforced disappearance , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer, Placed in solitary confinement

Violation details: Placed in solitary confinement


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