Project Description

Mohammed al-Sharif

Name: Mohammed al-Sharif

Mohammed al-Sharif

Prisoner Status: In Prison

Primary Group: Religious Figures

Arrest Date: 11 September 2017

Personal information

Name: Mohammed al-Sharif

Name in Arabic: محمد موسى الشريف

Date of Birth: 1 January 1961

Gender: Male

Marital status: Unknown

Profession: Academic , Writer , Other

Place of residence: Jeddah

Arrest and jail information

Date of arrest:11 September 2017

Manner of arrest: In a raid on his home by a large group of armed security personnel, frightening his family

Where held: Dhahban Central Prison, Jeddah

Trial information

Alleged crimes: Unknown

Victim's charges: 20 counts including undermining national security; belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood; supporting the Palestinian resistance

Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)

Verdict: The public prosecutor called for a 5-year prison sentence and a travel ban.

Date of verdict: The public prosecutor called for a 5-year prison sentence 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

Violation details: Unknown


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