Mohammed Al-Khowaildi

Mohammed Al-Khowaildi

Mohammed Al-Khowaildi

Saudi writer and social activists who had written many articles on social issues in Saudi Arabia including the inequality faced by Shiite minorities in rurual areas.

Personal information

Name: Mohammed Al-Khowaildi

Name in Arabic: محمد خويلدي

Date of Birth: Unknown

Gender: Male

Marital status: --

Profession: Writer

Place of residence: Safwa

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:23 June 2016

Manner of arrest: the writer Al-Khoweildy was arrested at a checkpoint while returning from work, and the family tried to find out the reasons for his arrest, and his place of detention, but they were unable to do so.

Where held: Dammam Al-Mabaheth (General Investigations Directorate)

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's charges: Unknown

Court: --

Verdict: Sentenced to 3 years in prison and a 3 year travel ban

Date of verdict: Sentenced to 3 years in prison and a 3 year travel ban

Updates on trial: Unknown

Previous arrests:

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention, Denied contact with family ,

Violation details: Unknown


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