Project Description

Mohammed Abdullah AlHabdan

Name: Mohammed Abdullah AlHabdan

Mohammed Abdullah AlHabdan

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Religious Figures

Arrest Date: 11 September 2017

Personal information

Name: Mohammed Abdullah AlHabdan

Name in Arabic: محمد عبد الله الهبدان

Date of Birth: 27 May 1905

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: Cleric (Imam)

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 stormed his home and arrested him in an inappropriate manner, to be taken to an unknown destination, without disclosing the reasons for his arrest.

Where held: Riyadh - A-Ha’ir Prison

Trial information

Alleged crimes: His solidarity with the detainees in Saudi Arabia, and his previous proposal to resolve the issue of prisoners of conscience in 2013. His refusal to attack the Qatari regime. His position on the Arab Spring revolutions.

Victim's charges: The prosecution charged him with several charges, including sympathy with the Muslim Brotherhood, sympathy with detained women who called for their arbitrarily detained husbands, and giving lectures outside Saudi Arabia without permission from the Ministry of Islamic Affairs

Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)

Verdict: The public prosecution has called for a 20-year prison term. Court sessions are ongoing.

Date of verdict: The public prosecution has called for a 20-year prison term. Court sessions are ongoing.

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention , Denied contact with family , Denied access to a lawyer

Violation details: Unknown


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