Project Description

Mohammed al-Khudairi

Name: Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al-Khudairi

Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al-Khudairi

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Academic

Arrest Date: 11 September 2017

Personal information

Name: Mohammed Abdul Aziz Al-Khudairi

Name in Arabic: محمد بن عبد العزیز الخضیري

Date of Birth: 1 January 1965

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Preacher (Daia)

Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:11 September 2017

Manner of arrest: On Monday, September 11, 2017, a Saudi force arrested him and took him to an unknown destination, without disclosing the reasons for his arrest.

Where held: Riyadh - A-Ha’ir Prison

Trial information

Alleged crimes: His rejection of royal orders to defame the State of Qatar and his demand for the release of detainees in Saudi prisons.

Victim's charges: The Public Prosecution charged him with breaking out of the ruler, giving a Friday sermon in the State of Qatar, and building mosques in several countries to confront the non-Islamic expansion.

Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)

Verdict: Ongoing and The Public Prosecution has demanded that he be sentenced to imprisonment and a travel ban.

Date of verdict: Ongoing and The Public Prosecution has demanded that he be sentenced to imprisonment and a travel ban.

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer , Torture and ill-treatment, placed in solitary confinement

Violation details: Held for almost a year before being charged; placed in solitary confinement;

References

Reference 1: https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/MDE2315712019ENGLISH.pdf

Reference 2: https://www.hrw.org/report/2019/11/04/high-cost-change/repression-under-saudi-crown-prince-tarnishes-reforms

Reference 3: https://alqst.org/en/prisonersofconscience/mohammed-al-khudairi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ulhc5Us1R-g

Reference 4: None

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