Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Marwan al-Muraisy

Marwan al-Muraisy

Personal information

Name: Marwan al-Muraisy
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 1982
Profession: Journalist , Writer
Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest: Arrested at his home by security forces, taken to an unknown location and held incommunicado
Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

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 , Enforced disappearance , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer
Violation details: From his arrest until May 2019, al-Muraisy’s family were denied any information about him, unable to see him, visit him, phone him, or know anything about his fate. In May 2019, he was finally able to contact his family nearly a year after his enforced disappearance. Due to the covid-19 breakout in Saudi Arabia in April 2020 Marwan was denied contact with his family again.


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