Project Description

Mohammed al-Bajadi

Name: Mohammed al-Bajadi

Mohammed al-Bajadi

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Human Rights Activist

Arrest Date: 24 May 2018

Personal information

Name: Mohammed al-Bajadi

Name in Arabic: محمد البجادي

Date of Birth: 1 January 1979

Gender: Male

Marital status: Married

Profession: ACPRA member , Human rights activist

Place of residence: Buraydah, Al Qassim

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:24 May 2018

Manner of arrest: Unknown

Where held: Buraydah Prison, al-Qassim

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: --

Verdict: Unknown

Date of verdict: Unknown

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests: Mohammed al-Bajadi was previously arrested on 4 September 2007 and held in solitary confinement without charge or trial until his release on 1 January 2008. He was again arrested on 21 March 2011, put on trial, and sentenced to eight years in prison with half the term suspended and a 4-year travel ban; he was released on 21 April 2016 after more than five years in detention including several months in solitary confinement

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: Placed in solitary confinement

References

Reference 1: https://www.frontlinedefenders.org/ar/profile/mohammed-al-bajadi

Reference 2: https://menarights.org/en/caseprofile/mohamed-al-saudi-activist-bajadi-detained-without-charge-2018

Reference 3: https://ar.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D9%85%D8%AD%D9%85%D8%AF_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%AC%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A

Reference 4: https://ifex.org/human-rights-activist-sentenced-on-hunger-strike/ https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/05/saudi-arabia-another-activist-arrested-as-crackdown-continues/

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